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Introduction to Data Science with Python

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This course introduces Python programming as a way to have hands-on experience with Data Science. It starts with a few basic examples in Python before moving onto doing statistical processing. The course then introduces Machine Learning with techniques such as regression, classification, clustering, and density estimation, in order to solve various data problems.


Introduction to Random Number Generators for Machine Learning in Python

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Randomness is a big part of machine learning. Randomness is used as a tool or a feature in preparing data and in learning algorithms that map input data to output data in order to make predictions. In order to understand the need for statistical methods in machine learning, you must understand the source of randomness in machine learning. The source of randomness in machine learning is a mathematical trick called a pseudorandom number generator. In this tutorial, you will discover pseudorandom number generators and when to control and control-for randomness in machine learning.


Top Data Science & Machine Learning GitHub Repositories in March 2018

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Not only can you follow the work happening in different domains, but you can also collaborate on multiple open source projects. All tech companies, from Google to Facebook, upload their open source project codes on GitHub so the wider coding / ML community can benefit from it. But, if you are too busy, or find following GitHub difficult, we bring you a summary of top repositories month on month. You can keep yourself updated with the latest breakthroughs and even replicate the code on your own machine! This month's list includes some awesome libraries.


Book: Artificial Intelligence with Python

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This book is for Python developers who want to build real-world Artificial Intelligence applications. This book is friendly to Python beginners, but being familiar with Python would be useful to play around with the code. It will also be useful for experienced Python programmers who are looking to use Artificial Intelligence techniques in their existing technology stacks. Artificial Intelligence is becoming increasingly relevant in the modern world. By harnessing the power of algorithms, you can create apps which intelligently interact with the world around you, building intelligent recommender systems, automatic speech recognition systems and more.


Hallucinogenic Deep Reinforcement Learning using Python and Keras

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This post is a step by step guide through the paper. We'll cover the technical details and also walk through how you can get a version running on your own machine. Similarly to my post on AlphaZero, I'm not associated with the authors of the paper but just wanted to share my interpretation of their terrific work. We're going to build a reinforcement learning algorithm (an'agent') that gets good at driving a car around a 2D racetrack. At each time-step, the algorithm is fed an observation (a 64 x 64 pixel colour image of the car and immediate surroundings) and needs to return the next set of actions to take -- specifically, the steering direction (-1 to 1), acceleration (0 to 1) and brake (0 to 1).


[D] Best software to write a machine learning based master thesis • r/MachineLearning

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I am studying a MSc in Applied Statistics and my master thesis is called "Unsupervised learning techniques applied to classification of gymnasts through the measuring of individual elements from acrobatic gymnastic discipline". That is, I would need to have an index, citations, plots, math (for the theoretical background of machine learning models) and so on. I am going to use Python for the developing. However, I am still thinking about which sofwtare should I use for typing purposes. Regarding the first option, the main inconvenient is that coding has to be developed outside Latex (for testing) and then it has to be pasted in Latex, which results in a loss of hyphenation (at least that happened when I first used it) and the consequent loss of time for making it again.


A Guide to TensorFlow (Part 1)

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TensorFlow is an open source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs. It is an extremely popular symbolic math library and is widely used for machine learning applications such as neural networks. This blog is a part of "A Guide To TensorFlow", where we will explore the TensorFlow API and use it to build multiple machine learning models for real- life examples. In this blog we shall uncover TensorFlow Graph, understand the concept of Tensors and also explore TensorFlow data types. At the heart of a TensorFlow program is the computation graph described in code.


Profiting from Python & Machine Learning in the Financial Markets

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I finally beat the S&P 500 by 10%. This might not sound like much but when we're dealing with large amounts of capital and with good liquidity, the profits are pretty sweet for a hedge fund. More aggressive approaches have resulted in much higher returns. It all started after I read a paper by Gur Huberman titled "Contagious Speculation and a Cure for Cancer: A Non-Event that Made Stock Prices Soar," (with Tomer Regev, Journal of Finance, February 2001, Vol. "A Sunday New York Times article on a potential development of new cancer-curing drugs caused EntreMed's stock price to rise from 12.063 at the Friday close, to open at 85 and close near 52 on Monday.


Some Essential Hacks and Tricks for Machine Learning with Python

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It's never been easier to get started with machine learning. In addition to structured MOOCs, there is also a huge number of incredible, free resources available around the web. Familiarity and moderate expertise in at least one high-level programming language is useful for beginners in machine learning. Unless you are a Ph.D. researcher working on a purely theoretical proof of some complex algorithm, you are expected to mostly use the existing machine learning algorithms and apply them in solving novel problems. This requires you to put on a programming hat.


Top 5 Data Science and Machine Learning Courses for Programmers

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Arthur Samuel first coined machine learning in the year 1959. It is the field of computer science that uses statistical techniques. It gives computer systems the ability to learn with data without being explicitly programmed. Data science, on the other hand, is an interdisciplinary field of scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems that extract knowledge from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured, similar to data mining. The development of these two made research a lot easier.