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Books/Resources about taxonomy learning?

Taxonomy learning is the task of hierarchically classifying concepts in an automatic manner from text corpora. I am looking for useful books about taxonomy learning. If they don't exist, I'm open to ...
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Book recommendations for ML/DL Infrastructure Design

I'm looking for recommendations of books in the area of Infrastructure/SRE/DevOps but oriented to DL/ML. I know a few of them that seem to be too focused on production but what about training? How to ...
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Is there an exercise solutions manual for "Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing"?

I currently re-read Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing and enjoyed it, but as there are some hard exercises and I have doubts about my solutions. I would like to know if there is a ...
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Textbooks containing/dedicated for "NLP using PyTorch" in detail

There are some easy and comprehensive textbooks covering many deep learning concepts using PyTorch in detail. But, I am a little dissatisfied with the weightage given to RNNs compared to CNNs. I mean, ...
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Which Data Science book gives complete guideline to data science? [closed]

There are many books in the stores on data science. Is there any book that gives complete guideline to data science? Like separately talks about python (not R), statistics, math, data Visualization ...
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Feeling Stuck on a Beginner – Intermediate level [closed]

Over the past two years, I have been working as a full-time data scientist for a government company. As the sole data science team in the organization, our job is a hybrid between data science and ...
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Good books or resources for better understanding mathematical notation used in Machine Learning / Deep Learning Papers

Can anybody recommend any books or resources that would be good for better understanding the mathematical notation that is often seen in ML/DL papers? Preferably with examples of how the notation can ...
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Recent comprehensive text-books on machine learning? [closed]

I would like to ask what are the current recommendations for professional and comprehensive, current books on machine learning. The two quite classic comprehensive text-books are: Machine Learning: A ...
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Modern reference on general Deep Learning theory

In the present, Deep Learning is experiencing lightspeed growth, with plethora of new architectures and radiant ideas emerging each month. Since the last few years several influential ideas, applied ...
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Book suggestions [closed]

Considering, I do have some knowledge about machine learning, python, data science through the courses I have done from sites like Udemy, Udacity, Edx. However, I would like to read some books related ...
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What's the Seminal Book on data science? [closed]

Can people provide the best textbook they have used for learning data science? I know this is somewhat difficult because you have no basis of comparison but if you can just give your opinion on a ...
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Book indexing data science project [closed]

Is it possible to perform Book index searching using Machine learning algorithms? Inputs : 1 Book pages with page numbers as images. 2 Index words in the book. Output: Tracing the page number/s with ...
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Advise resources on un-supervised learning [closed]

I have seen that people coming into data science will rush into scikit-learn or other libraries without trying to learn the knowledge behind. Its good to follow a top-down approach but most of times ...
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Precision and recall clarification

I'm reading the book Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Predictive Data Analytics by Kelleher, et al. I've come across something that I think as an error but I want to check to be sure. When ...
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Predictive Maintenance - Top books involving any domain

After working with predictive maintenance using ML algorithms for a while, I felt like I needed more theoretical background. To do so, I started some courses, but they don't dig into the hole and just ...
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Why in this case are gradient steps not perpendicular to contour lines?

There is a theorem that gradient at point is perpendicular to tangent line to contour line at given point. Why in this picture it seems that this rule is not respected? source: http://www....
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Book about distances for data science (can't remember the name)

I saw a book somewhere that listed a big amount of mathematical distance functions (the usual euclidean norms, the discrete distance, the hamming distance, etc) used for data science. The name of the ...
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Text Dataset Help: Need to figure out how to get the publication date of a text

I am a highschool student working on a science fair project in which me and a friend plan to use a neural network for a classification problem. In this case the thing classified will be text and the ...
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What are some good books on Machine Learning and AI like Krugman, Wells and Graddy's "Essentials of Economics"

I am a Logistics student. I like the book "Essentials of Economics" by Krugman, Wells and Graddy in that it is concise, easygoing and not only a beginners book (it gradually approaches advanced ...
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Books on time series and sequence classification

Though I have been using traditional machine learning algorithms (Regression and Classification) , I have no experience of using Time series and would like to understand what is time series and ...
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How to start learning Python for Machine Learning without spending money?

I want to start learning Python for Data Science without spending money. Where to start learning? Which resources such as books and websites do you recommend? Thank in advance for answer!
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Suggest an order to read data science books [closed]

I'm an undergraduate student that is currently studing data science. However, since we generally don't delve deeply onto things in class, I want to take some time to review the fundamentals and ...
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Learning Attention Based Models [books]

Today I read an interesting post to drop RNNs for sequential models. However, the post, unfortunately, didn't go into much detail on how one would study the attention based models and start ...
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Good lectures (books, articles, blogs) about the art of modeling a CNN network [closed]

I have been using Deep Learning with Tensorflow for a pet project only for educational purpose, and have been able to obtain quite good results with a CNN of my own. However, the process I used to ...
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Can anyone recommend some good books or articles on working with time series?

I've read a couple of guides such as this link. I'm having real trouble getting to grips with how to use time series data effectively. Anything to help with the intuition ideally with some case ...
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Best statistic books which have solutions

I saw some questions which are asked about books in data science, so I think my question is not out of topic. I am looking for a book in statistic which has complete answers for exercises. The ...
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Mastering NLP: Reading List

I've searched the web and there are hundreds of recommendations on what to read. The time moves on and new better quality techniques are published, so I would like to know what is relevant in 2018? ...
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What Introductory Statistics book would you recommend? [closed]

Is there a particularly good book or good publisher for teaching Statistics from beginner level for someone interested in studying Data Science?
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Help me choose a Data Science book in Python [closed]

I've been a Data Scientist for a few years now, but I've only recently started to do most of my work in Python (boy, do I miss ggplot2! But ...
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Good books on unsupervised learning [closed]

I am looking for a good book about unsupervised learning that goes beyond the typical k-means and hierarchical clustering algorithms. Practical implementations in R or Python will be a plus. ...
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MOOC or book on Deep Learning in Python for someone with a basic knowledge of neural networks

I know the concept of a neural network, and I followed the Machine Learning course by Andrew Ng on Coursera, so I also coded some simple ones. However, I miss all the new tricks which are useful to ...
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Thought process behind data analysis

I am looking for books/tutorials that help you gain the insight into the thought process behind data analysis. Most of the books I've read were mostly documentation - the author shows you a function ...
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Books/reviews/papers on recommending groups of items?

Looking for books (chapters?)/reviews/papers on the task of recommending a few (possibly non-independent) items. Example: office supply shop recommending a person a pre-compiled package of items of ...
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Which book is a standard for introduction to genetic algorithms?

I have heard of genetic algorithms, but I have never seen practical examples and I've never got a systematic introduction to them. I am now looking for a textbook which introduces genetic algorithms ...
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OpenNLP tutorial or book

I am very new to Java and primarily a Python and R user. I want to use OpenNLP for certain NLP tasks that I have been entrusted with. Is there any good tutorial or book on OpenNLP that anyone can ...
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Data science / machine learning books for mathematicians

I have found other requests for references here. In particular in: Where to start, which books and Books about the "Science" in Data Science? I have given a glance to: Artificial ...
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Is there any book for modern optimization in Python?

I was reading Modern Optimization with R (Use R!) and wondering if a book like this exists in Python too? To be precise something that covers stochastic gradient descent and other advanced ...
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From developper to data scientist [closed]

I code a lot for web, games and some basic ML scripts. Now I would like to learn about data science. This post is a good starting point but I would like some readings. I would like advices on books ...
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Which Machine Learning book to choose (APM, MLAP or ISL)? [closed]

I'm searching a book as a refresher in machine learning (I have taken a lecture in machine learning sometime ago). I will be applying machine learning in a project. I have searched a lot of books and ...
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Books on Reinforcement Learning

I have been trying to understand reinforcement learning for quite sometime, but somehow I am not able to visualize how to write a program for reinforcement learning to solve a grid world problem. Can ...
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Where to start, which books [closed]

What is a good book or resource to start learning Artificial Intelligence ?