Learning scikit-learn: Machine Learning in Python

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Packt Publishing Ltd, Nov 25, 2013 - Computers - 100 pages
The book adopts a tutorial-based approach to introduce the user to Scikit-learn.If you are a programmer who wants to explore machine learning and data-based methods to build intelligent applications and enhance your programming skills, this the book for you. No previous experience with machine-learning algorithms is required.
 

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Raul Garreta is a computer engineer with substantial experience in the theory and application of Artificial Intelligence (AI), where he specializes in machine learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP). He is an entrepreneur with a serious interest in the application of science, technology, and innovation to Internet industry and start-ups. He has worked for many software companies ranging from working with video games to implantable medical devices. In 2009, he co-founded Tryolabs with the objective of applying AI to the development of intelligent software products. He is the CTO and product manager of the company. Besides the application of machine learning and NLP, Raul is expert in the Python programming language and has worked for many clients in Silicon Valley. Raul has also worked for the development of the Python community in Uruguay, co-organizing local PyDay and PyCon conferences.He has also been an assistant professor in Computer Science at the Universidad de la República, Uruguay since 2007, where he has delivered courses on Machine Learning, NLP, and Automata Theory, and Formal Languages. As well as that, he is finishing his Master’s degree in Machine Learning and NLP. He is interested in the research and application of Robotics, Quantum Computing, and Cognitive Modeling. He is a technology enthusiast and science fiction lover (geek), but is also a big fan of arts such as cinema, photography, and painting.; Guillermo Moncecchi is a Natural Language Processing researcher at the Universidad de la República of Uruguay. He received a PhD in Informatics from the Universidad de la República, Uruguay and a Ph.D in Language Sciences from the Université Paris Ouest, France. He has participated in several international projects on NLP. He has almost 15 years of teaching experience on Automata Theory, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning. He also works as Head Developer at the Montevideo Council and has lead the development of several public services for the council, particularly in the Geographical Information Systems area. He is one of the Montevideo Open Data movement leaders, promoting the publication and exploitation of the city's data.

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