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Overview

This exciting addition to the McGraw-Hill Series in Computer Science focuses on the concepts and techniques that contribute to the rapidly changing field of machine learning—including probability and statistics, artificial intelligence, and neural networks—unifying them all in a logical and coherent manner. Machine Learning serves as a useful reference tool for software developers and researchers, as well as an outstanding text for college students.

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An introductory text on primary approaches to machine learning and the study of computer algorithms that improve automatically through experience. Introduce basics concepts from statistics, artificial intelligence, information theory, and other disciplines as need arises, with balanced coverage of theory and practice, and presents major algorithms with illustrations of their use. Includes chapter exercises. Online data sets and implementations of several algorithms are available on a Web site. No prior background in artificial intelligence or statistics is assumed. For advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science, engineering, statistics, and social sciences, as well as software professionals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070428072
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 3/1/1997
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Series in Computer Science
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 635,932
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Acknowledgments xvi 1 Introduction 1
2 Concept Learning and the General-to-Specific Ordering 20
3 Decision Tree Learning 52
4 Artificial Neural Networks 81
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