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Author LinkFlach, Peter A.
Title LinkMachine learning : the art and science of algorithms that make sense of data / Peter Flach.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Description xvii, 396 p. :  col. ill. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-381) and index.
Contents Contents: 1. The ingredients of machine learning -- 2. Binary classification and related tasks -- 3. Beyond binary classification -- 4. Concept learning -- 5. Tree models -- 6. Rule models -- 7. Linear models -- 8. Distance-based models -- 9. Probabilistic models -- 10. Features -- 11. Model ensembles -- 12. Machine learning experiments -- Epilogue: where to go from here.
Summary ’Machine Learning’ brings together all the state-of-the-art methods for making sense of data. With hundreds of worked examples and explanatory figures, it explains the principles behind these methods in an intuitive yet precise manner and will appeal to novice and experienced readers alike.
Subject LinkMachine learning -- Textbooks.

System Number 000678675
ISBN Link9781107096394 (hbk.)
Link1107096391 (hbk.)
Link9781107422223 (pbk.)
Link1107422221 (pbk.)

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