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Statistical Regression and Classification: From Linear Models to Machine Learning

Norman Matloff
August 01, 2017

Statistical Regression and Classification: From Linear Models to Machine Learning takes an innovative look at the traditional statistical regression course, presenting a contemporary treatment in line with today's applications and users. The text takes a modern look at regression: * A thorough...

Social Networks with Rich Edge Semantics

Quan Zheng, David Skillicorn
August 01, 2017

Social Networks with Rich Edge Semantics introduces a new mechanism for representing social networks in which pairwise relationships can be drawn from a range of realistic possibilities, including different types of relationships, different strengths in the directions of a pair, positive and...

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R

Graham J. Williams
July 13, 2017

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R presents the concepts of data science through a hands-on approach using free and open source software. It systematically drives an accessible journey through data analysis and machine learning to discover and share knowledge from...

Big Data Management and Processing

Kuan-Ching Li, Hai Jiang, Albert Y. Zomaya
May 25, 2017

From the Foreword: "Big Data Management and Processing is [a] state-of-the-art book that deals with a wide range of topical themes in the field of Big Data. The book, which probes many issues related to this exciting and rapidly growing field, covers processing, management, analytics, and...

Statistical Methods for the Study of Undeciphered Lanquages

Ronojoy Adhikari
May 15, 2017

This book presents an overview of the state of the art in the application of unsupervised algorithms to the study of undeciphered scripts. It shows how these algorithms can be applied to the Indus script, which is a major undeciphered script of the ancient world. The author explains how modern...

Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples

Nong Ye
March 29, 2017

New technologies have enabled us to collect massive amounts of data in many fields. However, our pace of discovering useful information and knowledge from these data falls far behind our pace of collecting the data. Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples introduces and explains a...

Modern Data Science with R

Benjamin S. Baumer, Daniel T. Kaplan, Nicholas J. Horton
February 02, 2017

Modern Data Science with R is a comprehensive data science textbook for undergraduates that incorporates statistical and computational thinking to solve real-world problems with data. Rather than focus exclusively on case studies or programming syntax, this book illustrates how statistical...

Data Mining with R: Learning with Case Studies, Second Edition

Luis Torgo
January 19, 2017

Data Mining with R: Learning with Case Studies, Second Edition uses practical examples to illustrate the power of R and data mining. Providing an extensive update to the best-selling first edition, this new edition is divided into two parts. The first part will feature introductory material,...

Data Mining: A Tutorial-Based Primer, Second Edition

Richard J. Roiger
December 01, 2016

Data Mining: A Tutorial-Based Primer, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to data mining with a focus on model building and testing, as well as on interpreting and validating results. The text guides students to understand how data mining can be employed to solve real problems and...

Learning with Uncertainty

Xizhao Wang, Junhai Zhai
November 16, 2016

Learning with uncertainty covers a broad range of scenarios in machine learning, this book mainly focuses on: (1) Decision tree learning with uncertainty, (2) Clustering under uncertainty environment, (3) Active learning based on uncertainty criterion, and (4) Ensemble learning in a framework of...

Fundamentals of Database Indexing and Searching

Arnab Bhattacharya
November 16, 2016

Fundamentals of Database Indexing and Searching presents well-known database searching and indexing techniques. It focuses on similarity search queries, showing how to use distance functions to measure the notion of dissimilarity. After defining database queries and similarity search queries, the...

Big Data in Complex and Social Networks

My T. Thai, Weili Wu, Hui Xiong
November 08, 2016

This book presents recent developments on the theoretical, algorithmic, and application aspects of Big Data in Complex and Social Networks. The book consists of four parts, covering a wide range of topics. The first part of the book focuses on data storage and data processing. It explores how the...

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