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A comprehensive guide to advanced deep learning techniques, including Autoencoders, GANs, VAEs, and Deep Reinforcement Learning, that drive today's most impressive AI results Key Features Explore the most advanced deep learning techniques that drive modern AI results Implement Deep Neural Networks, Autoencoders, GANs, VAEs, and Deep Reinforcement Learning A wide study of GANs, including Improved GANs, Cross-Domain GANs and Disentangled Representation GANs Book Description Recent developments in deep learning, including GANs, Variational Autoencoders, and Deep Reinforcement Learning, are creating impressive AI results in our news headlines - such as AlphaGo Zero beating world chess champions, and generative AI that can create art paintings that sell for over $400k because they are so human-like. Advanced Deep Learning with Keras is a comprehensive guide to the advanced deep learning techniques available today, so you can create your own cutting-edge AI. Using Keras as an open-source deep learning library, you'll find hands-on projects throughout that show you how to create more effective AI with the latest techniques. The journey begins with an overview of MLPs, CNNs, and RNNs, which are the building blocks for the more advanced techniques in the book. You'll learn how to implement deep learning models with Keras and Tensorflow, and move forwards to advanced techniques, as you explore deep neural network architectures, including ResNet and DenseNet, and how to create Autoencoders. You then learn all about Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs), and how they can open new levels of AI performance. Variational AutoEncoders (VAEs) are implemented, and you'll see how GANs and VAEs have the generative power to synthesize data that can be extremely convincing to humans - a major stride forward for modern AI. To complete this set of advanced techniques, you'll learn how to implement Deep Reinforcement Learning (DRL) such as Deep Q-Learning and Policy Gradient Methods, which are critical to many modern results in AI. What you will learn Cutting-edge techniques in human-like AI performance Implement advanced deep learning models using Keras The building blocks for advanced techniques - MLPs, CNNs, and RNNs Deep neural networks – ResNet and DenseNet Autoencoders and Variational AutoEncoders (VAEs) Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) and creative AI techniques Disentangled Representation GANs, and Cross-Domain GANs Deep Reinforcement Learning (DRL) methods and implementation Produce industry-standard applications using OpenAI gym Deep Q-Learning and Policy Gradient Methods Who this book is for Some fluency with Python is assumed. As an advanced book, you'll be familiar with some machine learning approaches, and some practical experience with DL will be helpful. Knowledge of Keras or TensorFlow is not required but would be helpful.
Discover best practices for choosing, building, training, and improving deep learning models using Keras-R, and TensorFlow-R libraries Key Features Implement deep learning algorithms to build AI models with the help of tips and tricks Understand how deep learning models operate using expert techniques Apply reinforcement learning, computer vision, GANs, and NLP using a range of datasets Book Description Deep learning is a branch of machine learning based on a set of algorithms that attempt to model high-level abstractions in data. Advanced Deep Learning with R will help you understand popular deep learning architectures and their variants in R, along with providing real-life examples for them. This deep learning book starts by covering the essential deep learning techniques and concepts for prediction and classification. You will learn about neural networks, deep learning architectures, and the fundamentals for implementing deep learning with R. The book will also take you through using important deep learning libraries such as Keras-R and TensorFlow-R to implement deep learning algorithms within applications. You will get up to speed with artificial neural networks, recurrent neural networks, convolutional neural networks, long short-term memory networks, and more using advanced examples. Later, you'll discover how to apply generative adversarial networks (GANs) to generate new images; autoencoder neural networks for image dimension reduction, image de-noising and image correction and transfer learning to prepare, define, train, and model a deep neural network. By the end of this book, you will be ready to implement your knowledge and newly acquired skills for applying deep learning algorithms in R through real-world examples. What you will learn Learn how to create binary and multi-class deep neural network models Implement GANs for generating new images Create autoencoder neural networks for image dimension reduction, image de-noising and image correction Implement deep neural networks for performing efficient text classification Learn to define a recurrent convolutional network model for classification in Keras Explore best practices and tips for performance optimization of various deep learning models Who this book is for This book is for data scientists, machine learning practitioners, deep learning researchers and AI enthusiasts who want to develop their skills and knowledge to implement deep learning techniques and algorithms using the power of R. A solid understanding of machine learning and working knowledge of the R programming language are required.
This friendly and accessible guide to AI theory and programming in Python requires no maths or data science background. Key Features - Roll up your sleeves and start programming AI models - No math, data science, or machine learning background required - Packed with hands-on examples, illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions - 5 hands-on working projects put ideas into action and show step-by-step how to build intelligent software Book Description AI is changing the world – and with this book, anyone can start building intelligent software. Through his best-selling video courses, Hadelin de Ponteves has taught hundreds of thousands of people to write AI software. Now, for the first time, his hands-on, energetic approach is available as a book. Taking a graduated approach that starts with the basics before easing readers into more complicated formulas and notation, Hadelin helps you understand what you really need to build AI systems with reinforcement learning and deep learning. Five full working projects put the ideas into action, showing step-by-step how to build intelligent software using the best and easiest tools for AI programming: - Google Colab - Python - TensorFlow - Keras - PyTorch AI Crash Course teaches everyone to build an AI to work in their applications. Once you've read this book, you're only limited by your imagination. What you will learn - Master the key skills of deep learning, reinforcement learning, and deep reinforcement learning - Understand Q-learning and deep Q-learning - Learn from friendly, plain English explanations and practical activities - Build fun projects, including a virtual-self-driving car - Use AI to solve real-world business problems and win classic video games - Build an intelligent, virtual robot warehouse worker Who this book is for If you want to add AI to your skillset, this book is for you. It doesn't require data science or machine learning knowledge. Just maths basics (high school level).
A solution-based guide to put your deep learning models into production with the power of Apache Spark Key Features Discover practical recipes for distributed deep learning with Apache Spark Learn to use libraries such as Keras and TensorFlow Solve problems in order to train your deep learning models on Apache Spark Book Description With deep learning gaining rapid mainstream adoption in modern-day industries, organizations are looking for ways to unite popular big data tools with highly efficient deep learning libraries. As a result, this will help deep learning models train with higher efficiency and speed. With the help of the Apache Spark Deep Learning Cookbook, you'll work through specific recipes to generate outcomes for deep learning algorithms, without getting bogged down in theory. From setting up Apache Spark for deep learning to implementing types of neural net, this book tackles both common and not so common problems to perform deep learning on a distributed environment. In addition to this, you'll get access to deep learning code within Spark that can be reused to answer similar problems or tweaked to answer slightly different problems. You will also learn how to stream and cluster your data with Spark. Once you have got to grips with the basics, you'll explore how to implement and deploy deep learning models, such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) and Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) in Spark, using popular libraries such as TensorFlow and Keras. By the end of the book, you'll have the expertise to train and deploy efficient deep learning models on Apache Spark. What you will learn Set up a fully functional Spark environment Understand practical machine learning and deep learning concepts Apply built-in machine learning libraries within Spark Explore libraries that are compatible with TensorFlow and Keras Explore NLP models such as Word2vec and TF-IDF on Spark Organize dataframes for deep learning evaluation Apply testing and training modeling to ensure accuracy Access readily available code that may be reusable Who this book is for If you're looking for a practical and highly useful resource for implementing efficiently distributed deep learning models with Apache Spark, then the Apache Spark Deep Learning Cookbook is for you. Knowledge of the core machine learning concepts and a basic understanding of the Apache Spark framework is required to get the best out of this book. Additionally, some programming knowledge in Python is a plus.
Learn the ropes of supervised machine learning with R by studying popular real-world use-cases, and understand how it drives object detection in driver less cars, customer churn, and loan default prediction. Key Features Study supervised learning algorithms by using real-world datasets Fine tune optimal parameters with hyperparameter optimization Select the best algorithm using the model evaluation framework Book Description R provides excellent visualization features that are essential for exploring data before using it in automated learning. Applied Supervised Learning with R helps you cover the complete process of employing R to develop applications using supervised machine learning algorithms for your business needs. The book starts by helping you develop your analytical thinking to create a problem statement using business inputs and domain research. You will then learn different evaluation metrics that compare various algorithms, and later progress to using these metrics to select the best algorithm for your problem. After finalizing the algorithm you want to use, you will study the hyperparameter optimization technique to fine-tune your set of optimal parameters. To prevent you from overfitting your model, a dedicated section will even demonstrate how you can add various regularization terms. By the end of this book, you will have the advanced skills you need for modeling a supervised machine learning algorithm that precisely fulfills your business needs. What you will learn Develop analytical thinking to precisely identify a business problem Wrangle data with dplyr, tidyr, and reshape2 Visualize data with ggplot2 Validate your supervised machine learning model using k-fold Optimize hyperparameters with grid and random search, and Bayesian optimization Deploy your model on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda with plumber Improve your model's performance with feature selection and dimensionality reduction Who this book is for This book is specially designed for novice and intermediate-level data analysts, data scientists, and data engineers who want to explore different methods of supervised machine learning and its various use cases. Some background in statistics, probability, calculus, linear algebra, and programming will help you thoroughly understand and follow the content of this book.
Design clever algorithms that discover hidden patterns and draw responses from unstructured, unlabeled data. Key Features Build state-of-the-art algorithms that can solve your business' problems Learn how to find hidden patterns in your data Revise key concepts with hands-on exercises using real-world datasets Book Description Starting with the basics, Applied Unsupervised Learning with R explains clustering methods, distribution analysis, data encoders, and features of R that enable you to understand your data better and get answers to your most pressing business questions. This book begins with the most important and commonly used method for unsupervised learning - clustering - and explains the three main clustering algorithms - k-means, divisive, and agglomerative. Following this, you'll study market basket analysis, kernel density estimation, principal component analysis, and anomaly detection. You'll be introduced to these methods using code written in R, with further instructions on how to work with, edit, and improve R code. To help you gain a practical understanding, the book also features useful tips on applying these methods to real business problems, including market segmentation and fraud detection. By working through interesting activities, you'll explore data encoders and latent variable models. By the end of this book, you will have a better understanding of different anomaly detection methods, such as outlier detection, Mahalanobis distances, and contextual and collective anomaly detection. What you will learn Implement clustering methods such as k-means, agglomerative, and divisive Write code in R to analyze market segmentation and consumer behavior Estimate distribution and probabilities of different outcomes Implement dimension reduction using principal component analysis Apply anomaly detection methods to identify fraud Design algorithms with R and learn how to edit or improve code Who this book is for Applied Unsupervised Learning with R is designed for business professionals who want to learn about methods to understand their data better, and developers who have an interest in unsupervised learning. Although the book is for beginners, it will be beneficial to have some basic, beginner-level familiarity with R. This includes an understanding of how to open the R console, how to read data, and how to create a loop. To easily understand the concepts of this book, you should also know basic mathematical concepts, including exponents, square roots, means, and medians.
Create AI applications in Python and lay the foundations for your career in data science Key Features - Practical examples that explain key machine learning algorithms - Explore neural networks in detail with interesting examples - Master core AI concepts with engaging activities Book Description Machine learning and neural networks are pillars on which you can build intelligent applications. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Fundamentals begins by introducing you to Python and discussing AI search algorithms. You will cover in-depth mathematical topics, such as regression and classification, illustrated by Python examples. As you make your way through the book, you will progress to advanced AI techniques and concepts, and work on real-life datasets to form decision trees and clusters. You will be introduced to neural networks, a powerful tool based on Moore's law. By the end of this book, you will be confident when it comes to building your own AI applications with your newly acquired skills! What you will learn - Understand the importance, principles, and fields of AI - Implement basic artificial intelligence concepts with Python - Apply regression and classification concepts to real-world problems - Perform predictive analysis using decision trees and random forests - Carry out clustering using the k-means and mean shift algorithms - Understand the fundamentals of deep learning via practical examples Who this book is for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Fundamentals is for software developers and data scientists who want to enrich their projects with machine learning. You do not need any prior experience in AI. However, it's recommended that you have knowledge of high school-level mathematics and at least one programming language (preferably Python).
Build a strong foundation of machine learning algorithms in 7 days Key Features Use Python and its wide array of machine learning libraries to build predictive models Learn the basics of the 7 most widely used machine learning algorithms within a week Know when and where to apply data science algorithms using this guide Book Description Machine learning applications are highly automated and self-modifying, and continue to improve over time with minimal human intervention, as they learn from the trained data. To address the complex nature of various real-world data problems, specialized machine learning algorithms have been developed. Through algorithmic and statistical analysis, these models can be leveraged to gain new knowledge from existing data as well. Data Science Algorithms in a Week addresses all problems related to accurate and efficient data classification and prediction. Over the course of seven days, you will be introduced to seven algorithms, along with exercises that will help you understand different aspects of machine learning. You will see how to pre-cluster your data to optimize and classify it for large datasets. This book also guides you in predicting data based on existing trends in your dataset. This book covers algorithms such as k-nearest neighbors, Naive Bayes, decision trees, random forest, k-means, regression, and time-series analysis. By the end of this book, you will understand how to choose machine learning algorithms for clustering, classification, and regression and know which is best suited for your problem What you will learn Understand how to identify a data science problem correctly Implement well-known machine learning algorithms efficiently using Python Classify your datasets using Naive Bayes, decision trees, and random forest with accuracy Devise an appropriate prediction solution using regression Work with time series data to identify relevant data events and trends Cluster your data using the k-means algorithm Who this book is for This book is for aspiring data science professionals who are familiar with Python and have a little background in statistics. You'll also find this book useful if you're currently working with data science algorithms in some capacity and want to expand your skill set
Explore various Generative Adversarial Network architectures using the Python ecosystem Key Features Use different datasets to build advanced projects in the Generative Adversarial Network domain Implement projects ranging from generating 3D shapes to a face aging application Explore the power of GANs to contribute in open source research and projects Book Description Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) have the potential to build next-generation models, as they can mimic any distribution of data. Major research and development work is being undertaken in this field since it is one of the rapidly growing areas of machine learning. This book will test unsupervised techniques for training neural networks as you build seven end-to-end projects in the GAN domain. Generative Adversarial Network Projects begins by covering the concepts, tools, and libraries that you will use to build efficient projects. You will also use a variety of datasets for the different projects covered in the book. The level of complexity of the operations required increases with every chapter, helping you get to grips with using GANs. You will cover popular approaches such as 3D-GAN, DCGAN, StackGAN, and CycleGAN, and you'll gain an understanding of the architecture and functioning of generative models through their practical implementation. By the end of this book, you will be ready to build, train, and optimize your own end-to-end GAN models at work or in your own projects. What you will learn Train a network on the 3D ShapeNet dataset to generate realistic shapes Generate anime characters using the Keras implementation of DCGAN Implement an SRGAN network to generate high-resolution images Train Age-cGAN on Wiki-Cropped images to improve face verification Use Conditional GANs for image-to-image translation Understand the generator and discriminator implementations of StackGAN in Keras Who this book is for If you're a data scientist, machine learning developer, deep learning practitioner, or AI enthusiast looking for a project guide to test your knowledge and expertise in building real-world GANs models, this book is for you.
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.