A Course in Machine Learning
by Hal Daumé III
Publisher: ciml.info 2012
Number of pages: 189
CIML is a set of introductory materials that covers most major aspects of modern machine learning (supervised learning, unsupervised learning, large margin methods, probabilistic modeling, learning theory, etc.). It's focus is on broad applications with a rigorous backbone.
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