ISBN-10:
1784393908
ISBN-13:
9781784393908
Pub. Date:
07/31/2015
Publisher:
Packt Publishing
Machine Learning with R - Second Edition

Machine Learning with R - Second Edition

by Brett LantzBrett Lantz

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Overview

Updated and upgraded to the latest libraries and most modern thinking, Machine Learning with R, Second Edition provides you with a rigorous introduction to this essential skill of professional data science. Without shying away from technical theory, it is written to provide focused and practical knowledge to get you building algorithms and crunching your data, with minimal previous experience.

With this book, you'll discover all the analytical tools you need to gain insights from complex data and learn how to choose the correct algorithm for your specific needs. Through full engagement with the sort of real-world problems data-wranglers face, you'll learn to apply machine learning methods to deal with common tasks, including classification, prediction, forecasting, market analysis, and clustering.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784393908
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 07/31/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 452
Sales rank: 559,478
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

Brett Lantz (@DataSpelunking) has spent more than 10 years using innovative data methods to understand human behavior. A sociologist by training, Brett was first captivated by machine learning during research on a large database of teenagers' social network profiles. Brett is a DataCamp instructor and a frequent speaker at machine learning conferences and workshops around the world. He is known to geek out about data science applications for sports, autonomous vehicles, foreign language learning, and fashion, among many other subjects, and hopes to one day blog about these subjects at Data Spelunking, a website dedicated to sharing knowledge about the search for insight in data.

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