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Python Machine Learning (Wiley)

By : Wei-Meng Lee
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Python Machine Learning (Wiley)

By: Wei-Meng Lee

Overview of this book

With computing power increasing exponentially and costs decreasing at the same time, this is the best time to learn machine learning using Python. Machine learning tasks that once required enormous processing power are now possible on desktop machines. Python Machine Learning begins by covering some fundamental libraries used in Python that make machine learning possible. You'll learn how to manipulate arrays of numbers with NumPy and use pandas to deal with tabular data. Once you have a firm foundation in the basics, you'll explore machine learning using Python and the scikit-learn libraries. You'll learn how to visualize data by plotting different types of charts and graphs using the matplotlib library. You'll gain a solid understanding of how the various machine learning algorithms work behind the scenes. The later chapters explore the common machine learning algorithms, such as regression, clustering, and classification, and discuss how to deploy the models that you have built, so that they can be used by client applications running on mobile and desktop devices. By the end of the book, you'll have all the knowledge you need to begin machine learning using Python.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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CHAPTER 9: Supervised Learning—Classification Using K‐Nearest Neighbors (KNN)
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In this chapter, you have seen how you can use the MAML to create machine learning experiments. Instead of writing your code in Python, you can use the various algorithms provided by Microsoft and build your machine learning models visually using drag and drop. This is very useful for beginners who want to get started with machine learning without diving into the details. Best of all, MAML helps you to deploy your machine learning as a web service automatically—and it even provides the code for you to consume it.

In the next chapter, you will learn how to deploy your machine learning models created in Python and Scikit‐learn manually using Python and the Flask micro‐framework.