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Master machine learning techniques with real-world projects that interface TensorFlow with R, H2O, MXNet, and other languages Key Features Gain expertise in machine learning, deep learning and other techniques Build intelligent end-to-end projects for finance, social media, and a variety of domains Implement multi-class classification, regression, and clustering Book Description R is one of the most popular languages when it comes to exploring the mathematical side of machine learning and easily performing computational statistics. This Learning Path shows you how to leverage the R ecosystem to build efficient machine learning applications that carry out intelligent tasks within your organization. You'll tackle realistic projects such as building powerful machine learning models with ensembles to predict employee attrition. You'll explore different clustering techniques to segment customers using wholesale data and use TensorFlow and Keras-R for performing advanced computations. You'll also be introduced to reinforcement learning along with its various use cases and models. Additionally, it shows you how some of these black-box models can be diagnosed and understood. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll be equipped with the skills you need to deploy machine learning techniques in your own projects. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: R Machine Learning Projects by Dr. Sunil Kumar Chinnamgari Mastering Machine Learning with R - Third Edition by Cory Lesmeister What you will learn Develop a joke recommendation engine to recommend jokes that match users' tastes Build autoencoders for credit card fraud detection Work with image recognition and convolutional neural networks Make predictions for casino slot machine using reinforcement learning Implement NLP techniques for sentiment analysis and customer segmentation Produce simple and effective data visualizations for improved insights Use NLP to extract insights for text Implement tree-based classifiers including random forest and boosted tree Who this book is for If you are a data analyst, data scientist, or machine learning developer this is an ideal Learning Path for you. Each project will help you test your skills in implementing machine learning algorithms and techniques. A basic understanding of machine learning and working knowledge of R programming is necessary to get the most out of this Learning Path.
Build efficient data flow and machine learning programs with this flexible, multi-functional open-source cluster-computing framework Key Features Master the art of real-time big data processing and machine learning Explore a wide range of use-cases to analyze large data Discover ways to optimize your work by using many features of Spark 2.x and Scala Book Description Apache Spark is an in-memory, cluster-based data processing system that provides a wide range of functionalities such as big data processing, analytics, machine learning, and more. With this Learning Path, you can take your knowledge of Apache Spark to the next level by learning how to expand Spark's functionality and building your own data flow and machine learning programs on this platform. You will work with the different modules in Apache Spark, such as interactive querying with Spark SQL, using DataFrames and datasets, implementing streaming analytics with Spark Streaming, and applying machine learning and deep learning techniques on Spark using MLlib and various external tools. By the end of this elaborately designed Learning Path, you will have all the knowledge you need to master Apache Spark, and build your own big data processing and analytics pipeline quickly and without any hassle. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Mastering Apache Spark 2.x by Romeo Kienzler Scala and Spark for Big Data Analytics by Md. Rezaul Karim, Sridhar Alla Apache Spark 2.x Machine Learning Cookbook by Siamak Amirghodsi, Meenakshi Rajendran, Broderick Hall, Shuen MeiCookbook What you will learn Get to grips with all the features of Apache Spark 2.x Perform highly optimized real-time big data processing Use ML and DL techniques with Spark MLlib and third-party tools Analyze structured and unstructured data using SparkSQL and GraphX Understand tuning, debugging, and monitoring of big data applications Build scalable and fault-tolerant streaming applications Develop scalable recommendation engines Who this book is for If you are an intermediate-level Spark developer looking to master the advanced capabilities and use-cases of Apache Spark 2.x, this Learning Path is ideal for you. Big data professionals who want to learn how to integrate and use the features of Apache Spark and build a strong big data pipeline will also find this Learning Path useful. To grasp the concepts explained in this Learning Path, you must know the fundamentals of Apache Spark and Scala.
The ability to predict consumer choice is a fundamental aspect to success for any business. In the context of artificial intelligence marketing, there are a wide array of predictive analytic techniques available to achieve this purpose, each with its own unique advantages and disadvantages. Artificial Intelligence Marketing and Predicting Consumer Choice serves to integrate these widely disparate approaches, and show the strengths, weaknesses, and best applications of each. It provides a bridge between the person who must apply or learn these problem-solving methods and the community of experts who do the actual analysis. It is also a practical and accessible guide to the many remarkable advances that have been recently made in this fascinating field. Online resources: bonus chapters on AI, ensembles and neural nets, and finishing experiments, plus single and multiple product simulators.
Enhance your data analysis and predictive modeling skills using popular Python tools Key Features Cover all fundamental libraries for operation and manipulation of Python for data analysis Implement real-world datasets to perform predictive analytics with Python Access modern data analysis techniques and detailed code with scikit-learn and SciPy Book Description Python is one of the most common and popular languages preferred by leading data analysts and statisticians for working with massive datasets and complex data visualizations. Become a Python Data Analyst introduces Python's most essential tools and libraries necessary to work with the data analysis process, right from preparing data to performing simple statistical analyses and creating meaningful data visualizations. In this book, we will cover Python libraries such as NumPy, pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, SciPy, and scikit-learn, and apply them in practical data analysis and statistics examples. As you make your way through the chapters, you will learn to efficiently use the Jupyter Notebook to operate and manipulate data using NumPy and the pandas library. In the concluding chapters, you will gain experience in building simple predictive models and carrying out statistical computation and analysis using rich Python tools and proven data analysis techniques. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience performing data analysis with Python. What you will learn Explore important Python libraries and learn to install Anaconda distribution Understand the basics of NumPy Produce informative and useful visualizations for analyzing data Perform common statistical calculations Build predictive models and understand the principles of predictive analytics Who this book is for Become a Python Data Analyst is for entry-level data analysts, data engineers, and BI professionals who want to make complete use of Python tools for performing efficient data analysis. Prior knowledge of Python programming is necessary to understand the concepts covered in this book
Get to grips with processing large volumes of data and presenting it as engaging, interactive insights using Spark and Python. Key Features Get a hands-on, fast-paced introduction to the Python data science stack Explore ways to create useful metrics and statistics from large datasets Create detailed analysis reports with real-world data Book Description Processing big data in real time is challenging due to scalability, information inconsistency, and fault tolerance. Big Data Analysis with Python teaches you how to use tools that can control this data avalanche for you. With this book, you'll learn practical techniques to aggregate data into useful dimensions for posterior analysis, extract statistical measurements, and transform datasets into features for other systems. The book begins with an introduction to data manipulation in Python using pandas. You'll then get familiar with statistical analysis and plotting techniques. With multiple hands-on activities in store, you'll be able to analyze data that is distributed on several computers by using Dask. As you progress, you'll study how to aggregate data for plots when the entire data cannot be accommodated in memory. You'll also explore Hadoop (HDFS and YARN), which will help you tackle larger datasets. The book also covers Spark and explains how it interacts with other tools. By the end of this book, you'll be able to bootstrap your own Python environment, process large files, and manipulate data to generate statistics, metrics, and graphs. What you will learn Use Python to read and transform data into different formats Generate basic statistics and metrics using data on disk Work with computing tasks distributed over a cluster Convert data from various sources into storage or querying formats Prepare data for statistical analysis, visualization, and machine learning Present data in the form of effective visuals Who this book is for Big Data Analysis with Python is designed for Python developers, data analysts, and data scientists who want to get hands-on with methods to control data and transform it into impactful insights. Basic knowledge of statistical measurements and relational databases will help you to understand various concepts explained in this book.
Leverage the power of Azure to get efficient data insights from your big data in real time Key Features Explore the basics of cloud analytics using Azure Discover different ways to process and visualize your data easily Learn to use Azure Synapse Analytics (formerly known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse) to derive real-time customer insights Book Description With data being generated at an exponential speed, organizations all over the world are migrating their infrastructure to the cloud. Application management becomes much easier when you use a cloud platform to build, manage, and deploy your services and applications. Cloud Analytics with Microsoft Azure covers all that you need to extract useful insights from your data. You'll explore the power of data with big data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and DataOps. You'll also delve into data analytics by studying use cases that focus on creating actionable insights from near-real-time data. As you advance, you'll learn to build an end-to-end analytics pipeline on the cloud with machine learning and deep learning concepts. By the end of this book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of data analytics with Azure and its practical implementation. What you will learn Explore the concepts of modern data warehouses and data pipelines Discover different design considerations while applying a cloud analytics solution Design an end-to-end analytics pipeline on the cloud Differentiate between structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data Choose a cloud-based service for your data analytics solutions Use Azure services to ingest, store and analyze data of any scale Who this book is for If you're planning to adopt the cloud analytics model for your business, this book will help you understand the design and business considerations that you must keep in mind. Though not necessary, a basic understanding of data analytics concepts such as data streaming, data types, the machine learning life cycle, and Docker containers will help you get the most out of the book.
Explore new and more sophisticated tools that reduce your marketing analytics efforts and give you precise results Key Features Study new techniques for marketing analytics Explore uses of machine learning to power your marketing analyses Work through each stage of data analytics with the help of multiple examples and exercises Book Description Data Science for Marketing Analytics covers every stage of data analytics, from working with a raw dataset to segmenting a population and modeling different parts of the population based on the segments. The book starts by teaching you how to use Python libraries, such as pandas and Matplotlib, to read data from Python, manipulate it, and create plots, using both categorical and continuous variables. Then, you'll learn how to segment a population into groups and use different clustering techniques to evaluate customer segmentation. As you make your way through the chapters, you'll explore ways to evaluate and select the best segmentation approach, and go on to create a linear regression model on customer value data to predict lifetime value. In the concluding chapters, you'll gain an understanding of regression techniques and tools for evaluating regression models, and explore ways to predict customer choice using classification algorithms. Finally, you'll apply these techniques to create a churn model for modeling customer product choices. By the end of this book, you will be able to build your own marketing reporting and interactive dashboard solutions. What you will learn Analyze and visualize data in Python using pandas and Matplotlib Study clustering techniques, such as hierarchical and k-means clustering Create customer segments based on manipulated data Predict customer lifetime value using linear regression Use classification algorithms to understand customer choice Optimize classification algorithms to extract maximal information Who this book is for Data Science for Marketing Analytics is designed for developers and marketing analysts looking to use new, more sophisticated tools in their marketing analytics efforts. It'll help if you have prior experience of coding in Python and knowledge of high school level mathematics. Some experience with databases, Excel, statistics, or Tableau is useful but not necessary.
Get the most out of Elasticsearch 7's new features to build, deploy, and manage efficient applications Key Features Discover the new features introduced in Elasticsearch 7 Explore techniques for distributed search, indexing, and clustering Gain hands-on knowledge of implementing Elasticsearch for your enterprise Book Description Elasticsearch is one of the most popular tools for distributed search and analytics. This Elasticsearch book highlights the latest features of Elasticsearch 7 and helps you understand how you can use them to build your own search applications with ease. Starting with an introduction to the Elastic Stack, this book will help you quickly get up to speed with using Elasticsearch. You'll learn how to install, configure, manage, secure, and deploy Elasticsearch clusters, as well as how to use your deployment to develop powerful search and analytics solutions. As you progress, you'll also understand how to troubleshoot any issues that you may encounter along the way. Finally, the book will help you explore the inner workings of Elasticsearch and gain insights into queries, analyzers, mappings, and aggregations as you learn to work with search results. By the end of this book, you'll have a basic understanding of how to build and deploy effective search and analytics solutions using Elasticsearch. What you will learn Install Elasticsearch and use it to safely store data and retrieve it when needed Work with a variety of analyzers and filters Discover techniques to improve search results in Elasticsearch Understand how to perform metric and bucket aggregations Implement best practices for moving clusters and applications to production Explore various techniques to secure your Elasticsearch clusters Who this book is for This book is for software developers, engineers, data architects, system administrators, and anyone who wants to get up and running with Elasticsearch 7. No prior experience with Elasticsearch is required.
Work through exciting projects to explore the capabilities of Go and Machine Learning Key Features Explore ML tasks and Go's machine learning ecosystem Implement clustering, regression, classification, and neural networks with Go Get to grips with libraries such as Gorgonia, Gonum, and GoCv for training models in Go Book Description Go is the perfect language for machine learning; it helps to clearly describe complex algorithms, and also helps developers to understand how to run efficient optimized code. This book will teach you how to implement machine learning in Go to make programs that are easy to deploy and code that is not only easy to understand and debug, but also to have its performance measured. The book begins by guiding you through setting up your machine learning environment with Go libraries and capabilities. You will then plunge into regression analysis of a real-life house pricing dataset and build a classification model in Go to classify emails as spam or ham. Using Gonum, Gorgonia, and STL, you will explore time series analysis along with decomposition and clean up your personal Twitter timeline by clustering tweets. In addition to this, you will learn how to recognize handwriting using neural networks and convolutional neural networks. Lastly, you'll learn how to choose the most appropriate machine learning algorithms to use for your projects with the help of a facial detection project. By the end of this book, you will have developed a solid machine learning mindset, a strong hold on the powerful Go toolkit, and a sound understanding of the practical implementations of machine learning algorithms in real-world projects. What you will learn Set up a machine learning environment with Go libraries Use Gonum to perform regression and classification Explore time series models and decompose trends with Go libraries Clean up your Twitter timeline by clustering tweets Learn to use external services for your machine learning needs Recognize handwriting using neural networks and CNN with Gorgonia Implement facial recognition using GoCV and OpenCV Who this book is for If you're a machine learning engineer, data science professional, or Go programmer who wants to implement machine learning in your real-world projects and make smarter applications easily, this book is for you. Some coding experience in Golang and knowledge of basic machine learning concepts will help you in understanding the concepts covered in this book.
Use PySpark to easily crush messy data at-scale and discover proven techniques to create testable, immutable, and easily parallelizable Spark jobs Key Features Work with large amounts of agile data using distributed datasets and in-memory caching Source data from all popular data hosting platforms, such as HDFS, Hive, JSON, and S3 Employ the easy-to-use PySpark API to deploy big data Analytics for production Book Description Apache Spark is an open source parallel-processing framework that has been around for quite some time now. One of the many uses of Apache Spark is for data analytics applications across clustered computers. In this book, you will not only learn how to use Spark and the Python API to create high-performance analytics with big data, but also discover techniques for testing, immunizing, and parallelizing Spark jobs. You will learn how to source data from all popular data hosting platforms, including HDFS, Hive, JSON, and S3, and deal with large datasets with PySpark to gain practical big data experience. This book will help you work on prototypes on local machines and subsequently go on to handle messy data in production and at scale. This book covers installing and setting up PySpark, RDD operations, big data cleaning and wrangling, and aggregating and summarizing data into useful reports. You will also learn how to implement some practical and proven techniques to improve certain aspects of programming and administration in Apache Spark. By the end of the book, you will be able to build big data analytical solutions using the various PySpark offerings and also optimize them effectively. What you will learn Get practical big data experience while working on messy datasets Analyze patterns with Spark SQL to improve your business intelligence Use PySpark's interactive shell to speed up development time Create highly concurrent Spark programs by leveraging immutability Discover ways to avoid the most expensive operation in the Spark API: the shuffle operation Re-design your jobs to use reduceByKey instead of groupBy Create robust processing pipelines by testing Apache Spark jobs Who this book is for This book is for developers, data scientists, business analysts, or anyone who needs to reliably analyze large amounts of large-scale, real-world data. Whether you're tasked with creating your company's business intelligence function or creating great data platforms for your machine learning models, or are looking to use code to magnify the impact of your business, this book is for you.