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Artificial Intelligence with Python - Second Edition

By : Prateek Joshi
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Artificial Intelligence with Python - Second Edition

By: Prateek Joshi

Overview of this book

Artificial Intelligence with Python, Second Edition is an updated and expanded version of the bestselling guide to artificial intelligence using the latest version of Python 3.x. Not only does it provide you an introduction to artificial intelligence, this new edition goes further by giving you the tools you need to explore the amazing world of intelligent apps and create your own applications. This edition also includes seven new chapters on more advanced concepts of Artificial Intelligence, including fundamental use cases of AI; machine learning data pipelines; feature selection and feature engineering; AI on the cloud; the basics of chatbots; RNNs and DL models; and AI and Big Data. Finally, this new edition explores various real-world scenarios and teaches you how to apply relevant AI algorithms to a wide swath of problems, starting with the most basic AI concepts and progressively building from there to solve more difficult challenges so that by the end, you will have gained a solid understanding of, and when best to use, these many artificial intelligence techniques.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
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The top cloud providers

Given the tsunami that is the cloud, many vendors are vying to quench the demand for cloud services. However, as is often the case in technology markets, only a few have bubbled to the top and dominate the space. In this section, we'll analyze the top players.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services is one of the cloud pioneers. Since it launched in 2006, AWS has ranked highly in the greatly respected Gartner's Magic Quadrant in both vision and execution. Since its inception, AWS has held a big chunk of the cloud market. AWS is an appealing option both for legacy players as well as start-ups. According to Gartner:

"AWS is the provider most commonly chosen for strategic, organization-wide adoption"

AWS also has an army of consultants and advisors dedicated to helping its customers deploy AWS services as well as to teach them how to best leverage the services available. In summary, it is safe to say that AWS...