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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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Index

Constructing a gender identifier

Gender identification is an interesting problem and far from being an exact science. We can quickly think of names that can be used for both males and females:

  • Dana
  • Angel
  • Lindsey
  • Morgan
  • Jessie
  • Chris
  • Payton
  • Tracy
  • Stacy
  • Jordan
  • Robin
  • Sydney

In addition, in a heterogeneous society such as the United States, there are going to be many ethnic names that will not follow English rules. In general, we can take an educated guess for a wide range of names. In this simple example, we will use a heuristic to construct a feature vector and use it to train a classifier. The heuristic that will be used here is the last N letters of a given name. For example, if the name ends with ia, it's most likely a female name, such as Amelia or Genelia. On the other hand, if the name ends with rk, it's likely a male name, such as Mark or Clark. Since we are not sure of the exact number of letters to use...