Author: Giuseppe Ciaburro, Balaji Venkateswaran

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788399412

Pages: 270

Year: 2017-09-27

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Uncover the power of artificial neural networks by implementing them through R code. About This Book Develop a strong background in neural networks with R, to implement them in your applications Build smart systems using the power of deep learning Real-world case studies to illustrate the power of neural network models Who This Book Is For This book is intended for anyone who has a statistical background with knowledge in R and wants to work with neural networks to get better results from complex data. If you are interested in artificial intelligence and deep learning and you want to level up, then this book is what you need! What You Will Learn Set up R packages for neural networks and deep learning Understand the core concepts of artificial neural networks Understand neurons, perceptrons, bias, weights, and activation functions Implement supervised and unsupervised machine learning in R for neural networks Predict and classify data automatically using neural networks Evaluate and fine-tune the models you build. In Detail Neural networks are one of the most fascinating machine learning models for solving complex computational problems efficiently. Neural networks are used to solve wide range of problems in different areas of AI and machine learning. This book explains the niche aspects of neural networking and provides you with foundation to get started with advanced topics. The book begins with neural network design using the neural net package, then you'll build a solid foundation knowledge of how a neural network learns from data, and the principles behind it. This book covers various types of neural network including recurrent neural networks and convoluted neural networks. You will not only learn how to train neural networks, but will also explore generalization of these networks. Later we will delve into combining different neural network models and work with the real-world use cases. By the end of this book, you will learn to implement neural network models in your applications with the help of practical examples in the book. Style and approach A step-by-step guide filled with real-world practical examples.

Author: Giuseppe Ciaburro, Balaji Venkateswaran

Publisher:

ISBN: 1788397878

Pages: 270

Year: 2017-09-27

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Uncover the power of artificial neural networks by implementing them through R code.About This Book* Develop a strong background in neural networks with R, to implement them in your applications* Build smart systems using the power of deep learning* Real-world case studies to illustrate the power of neural network modelsWho This Book Is ForThis book is intended for anyone who has a statistical background with knowledge in R and wants to work with neural networks to get better results from complex data. If you are interested in artificial intelligence and deep learning and you want to level up, then this book is what you need!What You Will Learn* Set up R packages for neural networks and deep learning* Understand the core concepts of artificial neural networks* Understand neurons, perceptrons, bias, weights, and activation functions* Implement supervised and unsupervised machine learning in R for neural networks* Predict and classify data automatically using neural networks* Evaluate and fine-tune the models you build.In DetailNeural networks are one of the most fascinating machine learning models for solving complex computational problems efficiently. Neural networks are used to solve wide range of problems in different areas of AI and machine learning.This book explains the niche aspects of neural networking and provides you with foundation to get started with advanced topics. The book begins with neural network design using the neural net package, then you'll build a solid foundation knowledge of how a neural network learns from data, and the principles behind it. This book covers various types of neural network including recurrent neural networks and convoluted neural networks. You will not only learn how to train neural networks, but will also explore generalization of these networks. Later we will delve into combining different neural network models and work with the real-world use cases.By the end of this book, you will learn to implement neural network models in your applications with the help of practical examples in the book.Style and approachA step-by-step guide filled with real-world practical examples.

Author: Robert R. Trippi, Efraim Turban

Publisher: Irwin Professional Publishing

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Pages: 821

Year: 1996

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This completely updated version of the classic first edition offers a wealth of new material reflecting the latest developments in teh field. For investment professionals seeking to maximize this exciting new technology, this handbook is the definitive information source.

Author: Taweh Beysolow II

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484227344

Pages: 227

Year: 2017-07-19

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Understand deep learning, the nuances of its different models, and where these models can be applied. The abundance of data and demand for superior products/services have driven the development of advanced computer science techniques, among them image and speech recognition. Introduction to Deep Learning Using R provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the models that perform these tasks by building upon the fundamentals of data science through machine learning and deep learning. This step-by-step guide will help you understand the disciplines so that you can apply the methodology in a variety of contexts. All examples are taught in the R statistical language, allowing students and professionals to implement these techniques using open source tools. What You'll Learn Understand the intuition and mathematics that power deep learning models Utilize various algorithms using the R programming language and its packages Use best practices for experimental design and variable selection Practice the methodology to approach and effectively solve problems as a data scientist Evaluate the effectiveness of algorithmic solutions and enhance their predictive power Who This Book Is For Students, researchers, and data scientists who are familiar with programming using R. This book also is also of use for those who wish to learn how to appropriately deploy these algorithms in applications where they would be most useful.

Author: Ivan Nunes da Silva, Danilo Hernane Spatti, Rogerio Andrade Flauzino, Luisa Helena Bartocci Liboni, Silas Franco dos Reis Alves

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319431625

Pages: 307

Year: 2016-09-25

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of neural networks, their evolution, their structure, the problems they can solve, and their applications. The first half of the book looks at theoretical investigations on artificial neural networks and addresses the key architectures that are capable of implementation in various application scenarios. The second half is designed specifically for the production of solutions using artificial neural networks to solve practical problems arising from different areas of knowledge. It also describes the various implementation details that were taken into account to achieve the reported results. These aspects contribute to the maturation and improvement of experimental techniques to specify the neural network architecture that is most appropriate for a particular application scope. The book is appropriate for students in graduate and upper undergraduate courses in addition to researchers and professionals.

Author: Cory Lesmeister

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787284484

Pages: 420

Year: 2017-04-24

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Master machine learning techniques with R to deliver insights in complex projects About This Book Understand and apply machine learning methods using an extensive set of R packages such as XGBOOST Understand the benefits and potential pitfalls of using machine learning methods such as Multi-Class Classification and Unsupervised Learning Implement advanced concepts in machine learning with this example-rich guide Who This Book Is For This book is for data science professionals, data analysts, or anyone with a working knowledge of machine learning, with R who now want to take their skills to the next level and become an expert in the field. What You Will Learn Gain deep insights into the application of machine learning tools in the industry Manipulate data in R efficiently to prepare it for analysis Master the skill of recognizing techniques for effective visualization of data Understand why and how to create test and training data sets for analysis Master fundamental learning methods such as linear and logistic regression Comprehend advanced learning methods such as support vector machines Learn how to use R in a cloud service such as Amazon In Detail This book will teach you advanced techniques in machine learning with the latest code in R 3.3.2. You will delve into statistical learning theory and supervised learning; design efficient algorithms; learn about creating Recommendation Engines; use multi-class classification and deep learning; and more. You will explore, in depth, topics such as data mining, classification, clustering, regression, predictive modeling, anomaly detection, boosted trees with XGBOOST, and more. More than just knowing the outcome, you'll understand how these concepts work and what they do. With a slow learning curve on topics such as neural networks, you will explore deep learning, and more. By the end of this book, you will be able to perform machine learning with R in the cloud using AWS in various scenarios with different datasets. Style and approach The book delivers practical and real-world solutions to problems and a variety of tasks such as complex recommendation systems. By the end of this book, you will have gained expertise in performing R machine learning and will be able to build complex machine learning projects using R and its packages.

Author: N. Lewis

Publisher:

ISBN: 1544752954

Pages: 238

Year: 2017-03-27

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Finally, A Blueprint for Neural Network Time Series Forecasting with R! Neural Networks for Time Series Forecasting with R offers a practical tutorial that uses hands-on examples to step through real-world applications using clear and practical case studies. Through this process it takes you on a gentle, fun and unhurried journey to creating neural network models for time series forecasting with R. Whether you are new to data science or a veteran, this book offers a powerful set of tools for quickly and easily gaining insight from your data using R. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: This book uses plain language rather than a ton of equations; I'm assuming you never did like linear algebra, don't want to see things derived, dislike complicated computer code, and you're here because you want to try neural networks for time series forecasting for yourself. YOUR PERSONAL BLUE PRINT: Through a simple to follow step by step process, you will learn how to build neural network time series forecasting models using R. Once you have mastered the process, it will be easy for you to translate your knowledge into your own powerful applications. THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU IF YOU WANT: Explanations rather than mathematical derivation Practical illustrations that use real data. Illustrations to deepen your understanding. Worked examples in R you can easily follow and immediately implement. Ideas you can actually use and try on your own data. TAKE THE SHORTCUT: This guide was written for people just like you. Individuals who want to get up to speed as quickly as possible. In this book you will learn how to: YOU'LL LEARN HOW TO: Unleash the power of Long Short-Term Memory Neural Networks. Develop hands on skills using the Gated Recurrent Unit Neural Network. Design successful applications with Recurrent Neural Networks. Deploy Jordan and Elman Partially Recurrent Neural Networks. Adapt Deep Neural Networks for Time Series Forecasting. Master the General Method of Data Handling Type Neural Networks. For each neural network model, every step in the process is detailed, from preparing the data for analysis, to evaluating the results. These steps will build the knowledge you need to apply them to your own data science tasks. Using plain language, this book offers a simple, intuitive, practical, non-mathematical, easy to follow guide to the most successful ideas, outstanding techniques and usable solutions available using R. Everything you need to get started is contained within this book. Neural Networks for Time Series Forecasting with R is your very own hands on practical, tactical, easy to follow guide to mastery. Buy this book today and accelerate your progress!

Author: Darren Cook

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491964553

Pages: 300

Year: 2016-12-05

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Machine learning has finally come of age. With H2O software, you can perform machine learning and data analysis using a simple open source framework that’s easy to use, has a wide range of OS and language support, and scales for big data. This hands-on guide teaches you how to use H20 with only minimal math and theory behind the learning algorithms. If you’re familiar with R or Python, know a bit of statistics, and have some experience manipulating data, author Darren Cook will take you through H2O basics and help you conduct machine-learning experiments on different sample data sets. You’ll explore several modern machine-learning techniques such as deep learning, random forests, unsupervised learning, and ensemble learning. Learn how to import, manipulate, and export data with H2O Explore key machine-learning concepts, such as cross-validation and validation data sets Work with three diverse data sets, including a regression, a multinomial classification, and a binomial classification Use H2O to analyze each sample data set with four supervised machine-learning algorithms Understand how cluster analysis and other unsupervised machine-learning algorithms work

Author: Dipanjan Sarkar, Raghav Bali, Tamoghna Ghosh

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788839056

Pages: 438

Year: 2018-08-31

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Deep learning simplified by taking supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement learning to the next level using the Python ecosystem Key Features Build deep learning models with transfer learning principles in Python implement transfer learning to solve real-world research problems Perform complex operations such as image captioning neural style transfer Book Description Transfer learning is a machine learning (ML) technique where knowledge gained during training a set of problems can be used to solve other similar problems. The purpose of this book is two-fold; firstly, we focus on detailed coverage of deep learning (DL) and transfer learning, comparing and contrasting the two with easy-to-follow concepts and examples. The second area of focus is real-world examples and research problems using TensorFlow, Keras, and the Python ecosystem with hands-on examples. The book starts with the key essential concepts of ML and DL, followed by depiction and coverage of important DL architectures such as convolutional neural networks (CNNs), deep neural networks (DNNs), recurrent neural networks (RNNs), long short-term memory (LSTM), and capsule networks. Our focus then shifts to transfer learning concepts, such as model freezing, fine-tuning, pre-trained models including VGG, inception, ResNet, and how these systems perform better than DL models with practical examples. In the concluding chapters, we will focus on a multitude of real-world case studies and problems associated with areas such as computer vision, audio analysis and natural language processing (NLP). By the end of this book, you will be able to implement both DL and transfer learning principles in your own systems. What you will learn Set up your own DL environment with graphics processing unit (GPU) and Cloud support Delve into transfer learning principles with ML and DL models Explore various DL architectures, including CNN, LSTM, and capsule networks Learn about data and network representation and loss functions Get to grips with models and strategies in transfer learning Walk through potential challenges in building complex transfer learning models from scratch Explore real-world research problems related to computer vision and audio analysis Understand how transfer learning can be leveraged in NLP Who this book is for Hands-On Transfer Learning with Python is for data scientists, machine learning engineers, analysts and developers with an interest in data and applying state-of-the-art transfer learning methodologies to solve tough real-world problems. Basic proficiency in machine learning and Python is required.

Author: Manpreet Singh Ghotra, Rajdeep Dua

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788397754

Pages: 274

Year: 2017-11-10

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Neural Networks and their implementation decoded with TensorFlow About This Book Develop a strong background in neural network programming from scratch, using the popular Tensorflow library. Use Tensorflow to implement different kinds of neural networks – from simple feedforward neural networks to multilayered perceptrons, CNNs, RNNs and more. A highly practical guide including real-world datasets and use-cases to simplify your understanding of neural networks and their implementation. Who This Book Is For This book is meant for developers with a statistical background who want to work with neural networks. Though we will be using TensorFlow as the underlying library for neural networks, book can be used as a generic resource to bridge the gap between the math and the implementation of deep learning. If you have some understanding of Tensorflow and Python and want to learn what happens at a level lower than the plain API syntax, this book is for you. What You Will Learn Learn Linear Algebra and mathematics behind neural network. Dive deep into Neural networks from the basic to advanced concepts like CNN, RNN Deep Belief Networks, Deep Feedforward Networks. Explore Optimization techniques for solving problems like Local minima, Global minima, Saddle points Learn through real world examples like Sentiment Analysis. Train different types of generative models and explore autoencoders. Explore TensorFlow as an example of deep learning implementation. In Detail If you're aware of the buzz surrounding the terms such as "machine learning," "artificial intelligence," or "deep learning," you might know what neural networks are. Ever wondered how they help in solving complex computational problem efficiently, or how to train efficient neural networks? This book will teach you just that. You will start by getting a quick overview of the popular TensorFlow library and how it is used to train different neural networks. You will get a thorough understanding of the fundamentals and basic math for neural networks and why TensorFlow is a popular choice Then, you will proceed to implement a simple feed forward neural network. Next you will master optimization techniques and algorithms for neural networks using TensorFlow. Further, you will learn to implement some more complex types of neural networks such as convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks, and Deep Belief Networks. In the course of the book, you will be working on real-world datasets to get a hands-on understanding of neural network programming. You will also get to train generative models and will learn the applications of autoencoders. By the end of this book, you will have a fair understanding of how you can leverage the power of TensorFlow to train neural networks of varying complexities, without any hassle. While you are learning about various neural network implementations you will learn the underlying mathematics and linear algebra and how they map to the appropriate TensorFlow constructs. Style and Approach This book is designed to give you just the right number of concepts to back up the examples. With real-world use cases and problems solved, this book is a handy guide for you. Each concept is backed by a generic and real-world problem, followed by a variation, making you independent and able to solve any problem with neural networks. All of the content is demystified by a simple and straightforward approach.

Author: Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio, Aaron Courville

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262337371

Pages: 800

Year: 2016-11-10

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"Written by three experts in the field, Deep Learning is the only comprehensive book on the subject." -- Elon Musk, cochair of OpenAI; cofounder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Deep learning is a form of machine learning that enables computers to learn from experience and understand the world in terms of a hierarchy of concepts. Because the computer gathers knowledge from experience, there is no need for a human computer operator to formally specify all the knowledge that the computer needs. The hierarchy of concepts allows the computer to learn complicated concepts by building them out of simpler ones; a graph of these hierarchies would be many layers deep. This book introduces a broad range of topics in deep learning. The text offers mathematical and conceptual background, covering relevant concepts in linear algebra, probability theory and information theory, numerical computation, and machine learning. It describes deep learning techniques used by practitioners in industry, including deep feedforward networks, regularization, optimization algorithms, convolutional networks, sequence modeling, and practical methodology; and it surveys such applications as natural language processing, speech recognition, computer vision, online recommendation systems, bioinformatics, and videogames. Finally, the book offers research perspectives, covering such theoretical topics as linear factor models, autoencoders, representation learning, structured probabilistic models, Monte Carlo methods, the partition function, approximate inference, and deep generative models. Deep Learning can be used by undergraduate or graduate students planning careers in either industry or research, and by software engineers who want to begin using deep learning in their products or platforms. A website offers supplementary material for both readers and instructors.

Author: Santanu Pattanayak

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484230965

Pages: 398

Year: 2017-12-06

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Deploy deep learning solutions in production with ease using TensorFlow. You'll also develop the mathematical understanding and intuition required to invent new deep learning architectures and solutions on your own. Pro Deep Learning with TensorFlow provides practical, hands-on expertise so you can learn deep learning from scratch and deploy meaningful deep learning solutions. This book will allow you to get up to speed quickly using TensorFlow and to optimize different deep learning architectures. All of the practical aspects of deep learning that are relevant in any industry are emphasized in this book. You will be able to use the prototypes demonstrated to build new deep learning applications. The code presented in the book is available in the form of iPython notebooks and scripts which allow you to try out examples and extend them in interesting ways. You will be equipped with the mathematical foundation and scientific knowledge to pursue research in this field and give back to the community. What You'll Learn Understand full stack deep learning using TensorFlow and gain a solid mathematical foundation for deep learning Deploy complex deep learning solutions in production using TensorFlow Carry out research on deep learning and perform experiments using TensorFlow Who This Book Is For Data scientists and machine learning professionals, software developers, graduate students, and open source enthusiasts

Author: Francois Chollet, J.j. Allaire

Publisher: Pearson Professional

ISBN: 161729554X

Pages: 360

Year: 2018

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Introduces deep learning systems using the powerful Keras library and its R language interface. The book builds your understanding of deep learning through intuitive explanations and practical examples.

Author: Gokhan Tur, Renato De Mori

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119993946

Pages: 480

Year: 2011-05-03

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Spoken language understanding (SLU) is an emerging field in between speech and language processing, investigating human/ machine and human/ human communication by leveraging technologies from signal processing, pattern recognition, machine learning and artificial intelligence. SLU systems are designed to extract the meaning from speech utterances and its applications are vast, from voice search in mobile devices to meeting summarization, attracting interest from both commercial and academic sectors. Both human/machine and human/human communications can benefit from the application of SLU, using differing tasks and approaches to better understand and utilize such communications. This book covers the state-of-the-art approaches for the most popular SLU tasks with chapters written by well-known researchers in the respective fields. Key features include: Presents a fully integrated view of the two distinct disciplines of speech processing and language processing for SLU tasks. Defines what is possible today for SLU as an enabling technology for enterprise (e.g., customer care centers or company meetings), and consumer (e.g., entertainment, mobile, car, robot, or smart environments) applications and outlines the key research areas. Provides a unique source of distilled information on methods for computer modeling of semantic information in human/machine and human/human conversations. This book can be successfully used for graduate courses in electronics engineering, computer science or computational linguistics. Moreover, technologists interested in processing spoken communications will find it a useful source of collated information of the topic drawn from the two distinct disciplines of speech processing and language processing under the new area of SLU.

Author: Dr. Hari M. Koduvely

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783987618

Pages: 168

Year: 2015-10-28

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Become an expert in Bayesian Machine Learning methods using R and apply them to solve real-world big data problems About This Book Understand the principles of Bayesian Inference with less mathematical equations Learn state-of-the art Machine Learning methods Familiarize yourself with the recent advances in Deep Learning and Big Data frameworks with this step-by-step guide Who This Book Is For This book is for statisticians, analysts, and data scientists who want to build a Bayes-based system with R and implement it in their day-to-day models and projects. It is mainly intended for Data Scientists and Software Engineers who are involved in the development of Advanced Analytics applications. To understand this book, it would be useful if you have basic knowledge of probability theory and analytics and some familiarity with the programming language R. What You Will Learn Set up the R environment Create a classification model to predict and explore discrete variables Get acquainted with Probability Theory to analyze random events Build Linear Regression models Use Bayesian networks to infer the probability distribution of decision variables in a problem Model a problem using Bayesian Linear Regression approach with the R package BLR Use Bayesian Logistic Regression model to classify numerical data Perform Bayesian Inference on massively large data sets using the MapReduce programs in R and Cloud computing In Detail Bayesian Inference provides a unified framework to deal with all sorts of uncertainties when learning patterns form data using machine learning models and use it for predicting future observations. However, learning and implementing Bayesian models is not easy for data science practitioners due to the level of mathematical treatment involved. Also, applying Bayesian methods to real-world problems requires high computational resources. With the recent advances in computation and several open sources packages available in R, Bayesian modeling has become more feasible to use for practical applications today. Therefore, it would be advantageous for all data scientists and engineers to understand Bayesian methods and apply them in their projects to achieve better results. Learning Bayesian Models with R starts by giving you a comprehensive coverage of the Bayesian Machine Learning models and the R packages that implement them. It begins with an introduction to the fundamentals of probability theory and R programming for those who are new to the subject. Then the book covers some of the important machine learning methods, both supervised and unsupervised learning, implemented using Bayesian Inference and R. Every chapter begins with a theoretical description of the method explained in a very simple manner. Then, relevant R packages are discussed and some illustrations using data sets from the UCI Machine Learning repository are given. Each chapter ends with some simple exercises for you to get hands-on experience of the concepts and R packages discussed in the chapter. The last chapters are devoted to the latest development in the field, specifically Deep Learning, which uses a class of Neural Network models that are currently at the frontier of Artificial Intelligence. The book concludes with the application of Bayesian methods on Big Data using the Hadoop and Spark frameworks. Style and approach The book first gives you a theoretical description of the Bayesian models in simple language, followed by details of its implementation in the R package. Each chapter has illustrations for the use of Bayesian model and the corresponding R package, using data sets from the UCI Machine Learning repository. Each chapter also contains sufficient exercises for you to get more hands-on practice.