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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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Potential function strictly positive (Markov Random Field)

While reading Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Bishop, 2006) at p.386 on Markov Random Fields, it says: "So far, we have discussed the notion of conditional independence based on simple ...
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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 ?