ISBN-10:
1784393908
ISBN-13:
9781784393908
Pub. Date:
07/31/2015
Publisher:
Packt Publishing
Machine Learning with R - Second Edition

Machine Learning with R - Second Edition

by Brett Lantz
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Overview

Updated and upgraded to the latest libraries and most modern thinking, Machine Learning with R, Second Edition provides you with a rigorous introduction to this essential skill of professional data science. Without shying away from technical theory, it is written to provide focused and practical knowledge to get you building algorithms and crunching your data, with minimal previous experience.

With this book, you'll discover all the analytical tools you need to gain insights from complex data and learn how to choose the correct algorithm for your specific needs. Through full engagement with the sort of real-world problems data-wranglers face, you'll learn to apply machine learning methods to deal with common tasks, including classification, prediction, forecasting, market analysis, and clustering.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784393908
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 07/31/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 452
Sales rank: 827,083
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

Brett Lantz has spent more than 10 years using innovative data methods to understand human behavior. A trained sociologist, he was first enchanted by machine learning while studying a large database of teenagers' social networking website profiles. Since then, Brett has worked on interdisciplinary studies of cellular telephone calls, medical billing data, and philanthropic activity, among others. When not spending time with family, following college sports, or being entertained by his dachshunds, he maintains http://dataspelunking.com/, a website dedicated to sharing knowledge about the search for insight in data.

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