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Large Scale Machine Learning with Python

By : Bastiaan Sjardin, Alberto Boschetti
Book Image

Large Scale Machine Learning with Python

By: Bastiaan Sjardin, Alberto Boschetti

Overview of this book

Large Python machine learning projects involve new problems associated with specialized machine learning architectures and designs that many data scientists have yet to tackle. But finding algorithms and designing and building platforms that deal with large sets of data is a growing need. Data scientists have to manage and maintain increasingly complex data projects, and with the rise of big data comes an increasing demand for computational and algorithmic efficiency. Large Scale Machine Learning with Python uncovers a new wave of machine learning algorithms that meet scalability demands together with a high predictive accuracy. Dive into scalable machine learning and the three forms of scalability. Speed up algorithms that can be used on a desktop computer with tips on parallelization and memory allocation. Get to grips with new algorithms that are specifically designed for large projects and can handle bigger files, and learn about machine learning in big data environments. We will also cover the most effective machine learning techniques on a map reduce framework in Hadoop and Spark in Python.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Large Scale Machine Learning with Python
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Credits

Authors

Bastiaan Sjardin

Luca Massaron

Alberto Boschetti

Reviewers

Oleg Okun

Kai Londenberg

Commissioning Editor

Akram Hussain

Acquisition Editor

Sonali Vernekar

Content Development Editor

Sumeet Sawant

Technical Editor

Manthan Raja

Copy Editor

Tasneem Fatehi

Project Coordinator

Shweta H Birwatkar

Proofreader

Safis Editing

Indexer

Mariammal Chettiyar

Graphics

Disha Haria

Kirk D'Penha

Production Coordinator

Arvindkumar Gupta

Cover Work

Arvindkumar Gupta