Machine Learning: The Complete Guide
Publisher: Wikipedia 2014
Contents: Introduction and Main Principles; Background and Preliminaries; Knowledge discovery in Databases; Reasoning; Search Methods; Statistics; Main Learning Paradigms; Classification Tasks; Online Learning; Semi-supervised learning; Lazy learning and nearest neighbors; Decision Trees; Linear Classifiers; Statistical classification; Evaluation of Classification Models; Features Selection and Features Extraction; Clustering; etc.
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by Hal Daumé III - ciml.info
Tis is a set of introductory materials that covers most major aspects of modern machine learning (supervised and unsupervised learning, large margin methods, probabilistic modeling, etc.). It's focus is on broad applications with a rigorous backbone.
by T. Hastie, R. Tibshirani, J. Friedman - Springer
This book brings together many of the important new ideas in learning, and explains them in a statistical framework. The authors emphasize the methods and their conceptual underpinnings rather than their theoretical properties.
by D. Michie, D. J. Spiegelhalter - Ellis Horwood
The book provides a review of different approaches to classification, compares their performance on challenging data-sets, and draws conclusions on their applicability to realistic industrial problems. A wide variety of approaches has been taken.
by Jan-Willem van de Meent, et al. - arXiv.org
This text is designed to be a graduate-level introduction to probabilistic programming. It provides a thorough background for anyone wishing to use a probabilistic programming system, and introduces the techniques needed to build these systems.