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Artificial Intelligence with Python - Second Edition

By : Prateek Joshi
Book Image

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

Big data basics

There is an activity that you regularly perform today that you rarely did ten years ago, and certainly never did twenty years ago. Yet, if you were told you could never do this again, you would feel completely hamstrung. You probably already did it a few times today, or at least this week. What am I talking about? Want to take a guess? I am talking about performing a Google search.

Google hasn't been around that long, yet we are so dependent on it now. It has disrupted and upended a big swath of industries including magazine publishing, phone directories, newspapers, and so on. Nowadays, whenever we have a knowledge itch, we use Google to scratch it. This is especially the case due to our permanent link to the internet via cell phones. Google has almost become an extension of us.

Yet, have you stopped to think about the mechanics behind all of this incredible knowledge-finding? We literally have billions of documents at our fingertips that can&...