Book: Machine Learning Algorithms From Scratch

Book: #MachineLearning Algorithms From Scratch #abdsc

  • From First Principles With Pure Python and

    Use them on Real-World Datasets

    You must understand algorithms to get good at machine learning.

  • In this mega Ebook written in the friendly Machine Learning Mastery style that you’re used to, finally cut through the math and learn exactly how machine learning algorithms work.
  • I’ve written books on algorithms, won and ranked in the top 10% in machine learning competitions, consulted for startups and spent a long time working on systems for forecasting tropical cyclones.
  • (yes I have written tons of code that runs operationally)

    I get a lot of satisfaction helping developers get started and get really good at machine learning.

  • I teach an unconventional top-down and results-first approach to machine learning where we start by working through tutorials and problems, then later wade into theory as we need it.

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From First Principles With Pure Python and
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A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning  #IIoT #IoT #IoE #InternetOfThings

  • Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed.
  • In the past decade, machine learning has given us self-driving cars, practical speech recognition, effective web search, and a vastly improved understanding of the human genome.
  • From our friends at R2D3 is a very interesting visual introduction to machine learning.

Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. In the past decade, machine learning has given us self-driving…
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Machine Learning: Report Launch Tickets, Tue, 25 Apr 2017 at 18:00

Major report on #MachineLearning to be launched @royalsociety on 25 April:

 #AI

  • The Royal Society is launching a major policy report on machine learning.
  • A panel of experts will present and discuss the report findings and their implications for the economy and society.
  • Many services that we use every day – from image recognition on social media to recommender systems in online retail – rely on machine learning, the exciting and rapidly-developing field of science that allows computer systems to learn from examples, data, and experience.
  • In addition to these existing services, machine learning promises potentially transformative advances in a range of fields, including healthcare, transport, education, and more.
  • The Royal Society has been carrying out a major project on machine learning, to investigate its potential, and highlight the opportunities and challenges it creates.

Eventbrite – The Royal Society presents Machine Learning: Report Launch – Tuesday, 25 April 2017 at The Royal Society, London, England. Find event and ticket information.
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List of Free Must-Read Books for Machine Learning

List of Free Must-Read Books for #MachineLearning

  • In this article, we have listed some of the best free machine learning books that you should consider going through (no order in particular).
  • This book holds the prologue to statistical learning methods along with a number of R labs included.
  • The online version of the book is available now for free.
  • For the mathematics- savvy people, this is one of the most recommended books for understanding the magic behind Machine Learning.
  • This book has a lot to offer to the Engineering and Computer Science students studying Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

In this article, we have listed some of the best free machine learning books that you should consider going through (no order in particular).
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OpenAI will debut a novel approach to machine learning needed to sustain the momentum of AI research

Evolutionary strategies talk by Ilya Sutskever: Comments  #DeepLearning #ML#AI

  • Ilya Sutskever, director of OpenAI, an independent research group, will describe what might be the next big breakthrough in artificial intelligence today at EmTech Digital, a conference organized by MIT Technology Review in San Francisco.
  • The OpenAI researchers compare their evolutionary strategies approach to reinforcement learning, a technique that has produced some impressive results in the past year or so, including enabling a computer to defeat one of the world’s best Go players (see “10 Breakthrough Technologies: Reinforcement Learning”).
  • “This is very interesting and could indeed be the start of something larger,” says Pedro Domingos, a professor at the University of Washington and the author of The Master Algorithm, a book about different machine-learning methods.Domingos questions whether the technique will surpass reinforcement learning, but he adds: “There is a delightful history in machine learning of very simple methods coming along and beating much more complex ones.
  • For instance, deep learning, a technique that involves using very large neural networks to find patterns in data, and which has proved to be a very powerful voice- and image-recognition technique, is rapidly finding applications in medical research and health care.At the same time, however, it has become clear that these technologies alone will not provide the general artificial intelligence that has long been the dream of the field.
  • The tension between new opportunities and the continued need for innovations will be prominent themes at EmTech Digital.Even with the emergence of new machine-learning techniques, such as reinforcement learning and OpenAI’s evolutionary strategies approach, the ultimate goal of the field—some form of artificial general intelligence—remains a distant vision.Still, the spread of powerful machine learning into new industries and areas of daily life will heighten attention on the unintended consequences that may result.Speakers at EmTech Digital will discuss the issue of the bias that can become embedded in machine-learning algorithms that are increasingly used to guide important decisions such as the appropriate length of a sentence for a person convicted of a crime, or who is granted a bank loan.

OpenAI will describe a new machine-learning approach at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference.
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New institute aims to make Toronto an ‘intellectual centre’ of AI capability

New institute aims to make Toronto an

  • Geoffrey Hinton, who has worked for Google primarily in California since 2013, will soon be working permanently out of the tech giant’s Toronto offices and will be the Vector Institute’s chief scientific adviser.
  • (Noah Berger / Associated Press file photo)  By Kate AllenScience and Technology reporterTues., March 28, 2017Toronto will host a new institute devoted to artificial intelligence, a major gambit to bolster a field of research pioneered in Canada but consistently drained of talent by major U.S. technology companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft.The Vector Institute, an independent non-profit affiliated with the University of Toronto, will hire about 25 new faculty and research scientists.
  • More than two dozen companies have committed millions more over 10 years, including $5 million each from sponsors including Google, Air Canada, Loblaws, and Canada’s five biggest banks.The mode of artificial intelligence that the Vector Institute will focus on, deep learning, has seen remarkable results in recent years, particularly in image and speech recognition.
  • Geoffrey Hinton, considered the “godfather” of deep learning for the breakthroughs he made while a professor at U of T, has worked for Google since 2013 in California and Toronto.Hinton will move back to Canada to lead a research team based at the tech giant’s Toronto offices and act as chief scientific adviser of the new institute.
  • Academic institutions and startups in Toronto, Waterloo, Montreal and Edmonton boast leaders in the field, but other researchers have left for U.S. universities and corporate labs.The goals of the Vector Institute are to retain, repatriate and attract AI talent, to create more trained experts, and to feed that expertise into existing Canadian companies and startups.

Large companies including Google and Air Canada are sponsoring the Vector Institute, which intends to retain and repatriate the AI talent Canada is already producing.
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Free Deep Learning Textbook

Free #DeepLearning Textbook:  #abdsc #BigData #DataScience #MachineLearning #AI

  • The online version of the book is now complete and will remain available online for free.
  • For more information about this 700+ pages free book and its authors, click here.
  • The picture below represents a selection of (non-free) deep learning books: you can check them here.
  • For other free data science books, click here.
  • To access the free deep learning textbook, scroll down to the contents section, below the picture.

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