Understanding Machine Learning: From Theory to Algorithms
by Shai Shalev-Shwartz, Shai Ben-David
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2014
Number of pages: 449
The aim of this textbook is to introduce machine learning, and the algorithmic paradigms it offers, in a principled way. The book provides a theoretical account of the fundamentals underlying machine learning and the mathematical derivations that transform these principles into practical algorithms.
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by Dimitri P. Bertsekas - Athena Scientific
The book considers large and challenging multistage decision problems, which can be solved by dynamic programming and optimal control, but their exact solution is computationally intractable. We discuss solution methods that rely on approximations.
by Max Welling - University of California Irvine
The book you see before you is meant for those starting out in the field of machine learning, who need a simple, intuitive explanation of some of the most useful algorithms that our field has to offer. A prelude to the more advanced text books.
by David J. C. MacKay - Cambridge University Press
A textbook on information theory, Bayesian inference and learning algorithms, useful for undergraduates and postgraduates students, and as a reference for researchers. Essential reading for students of electrical engineering and computer science.
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.