Computer Science & Engineering

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

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Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling: A Task Heterogeneity Perspective

1st Edition

Arun Reddy Nelakurthi, Jingrui He
January 16, 2020

In recent years social media has gained significant popularity and has become an essential medium of communication. Such user-generated content provides an excellent scenario for applying the metaphor of mining any information. Transfer learning is a research problem in machine learning that...

Introduction to Computational Health Informatics

1st Edition

Arvind Kumar Bansal, Javed Iqbal Khan, S. Kaisar Alam
January 14, 2020

This class-tested textbook is designed for a semester-long graduate or senior undergraduate course on Computational Health Informatics. The focus of the book is on computational techniques that are widely used in health data analysis and health informatics and it integrates computer science and...

Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R

1st Edition

Paola Zuccolotto, Marica Manisera
January 14, 2020

Using data from one season of NBA games, Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R is the perfect book for anyone interested in learning and applying data analytics in basketball. Whether assessing the spatial performance of an NBA player’s shots or doing an analysis of the impact of...

Video Cataloguing: Structure Parsing and Content Extraction

1st Edition

Guangyu Gao, Chi Harold Liu
December 09, 2019

The arrival of the digital age has created the need to be able to store, manage, and digitally use an ever-increasing amount of video and audio material. Thus, video cataloguing has emerged as a requirement of the times. Video Cataloguing: Structure Parsing and Content Extraction explains how to...

Augmented Intelligence: The Business Power of Human–Machine Collaboration

1st Edition

Judith Hurwitz, Henry Morris, Candace Sidner, Daniel Kirsch
December 05, 2019

The AI revolution is moving at a breakneck speed. Organizations are beginning to invest in innovative ways to monetize their data through the use of artificial intelligence. Businesses need to understand the reality of AI. To be successful, it is imperative that organizations understand that...

Optimizing Engineering Problems through Heuristic Techniques

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
December 02, 2019

This book will cover heuristic optimization techniques and applications in engineering problems. The book will be divided into three sections that will provide coverage of the techniques, which can be employed by engineers, researchers, and manufacturing industries, to improve their productivity...

Computer Intensive Methods in Statistics

1st Edition

Silvelyn Zwanzig, Behrang Mahjani
December 02, 2019

This textbook gives an overview of statistical methods that have been developed during the last years due to increasing computer use, including random number generators, Monte Carlo methods, Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods, Bootstrap, EM algorithms, SIMEX, variable selection, density...

Document Processing Using Machine Learning

1st Edition

Sk Md Obaidullah, KC Santosh, Teresa Goncalves, Nibaran Das, Kaushik Roy
December 02, 2019

Document Processing Using Machine Learning aims at presenting a handful of resources for students and researchers working in the document image analysis (DIA) domain using machine learning since it covers multiple document processing problems. Starting with an explanation of how Artificial...

Data Science and Machine Learning: Mathematical and Statistical Methods

1st Edition

Dirk P. Kroese, Zdravko Botev, Thomas Taimre, Radislav Vaisman
November 22, 2019

"This textbook is a well-rounded, rigorous, and informative work presenting the mathematics behind modern machine learning techniques. It hits all the right notes: the choice of topics is up-to-date and perfect for a course on data science for mathematics students at the advanced undergraduate or...

Hands-On Machine Learning with R

1st Edition

Brad Boehmke, Brandon M. Greenwell
November 11, 2019

Hands-on Machine Learning with R provides a practical and applied approach to learning and developing intuition into today’s most popular machine learning methods. This book serves as a practitioner’s guide to the machine learning process and is meant to help the reader learn to apply...

Text Mining with Machine Learning: Principles and Techniques

1st Edition

Jan Žižka, František Dařena, Arnošt Svoboda
November 11, 2019

This book provides a perspective on the application of machine learning-based methods in knowledge discovery from natural languages texts. By analysing various data sets, conclusions which are not normally evident, emerge and can be used for various purposes and applications. The book provides...

Introduction to Data Science: Data Analysis and Prediction Algorithms with R

1st Edition

Rafael A. Irizarry
November 08, 2019

Introduction to Data Science: Data Analysis and Prediction Algorithms with R introduces concepts and skills that can help you tackle real-world data analysis challenges. It covers concepts from probability, statistical inference, linear regression, and machine learning. It also helps you develop...