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Capri Granville's Blog – May 2019 Archive (7)

Upcoming Book: Foundations of Data science

Not to be confused with this free Microsoft book with same title.

Data science underlies Amazon's product recommender, LinkedIn's People You Know feature, Pandora's personalized radio stations, Stripe's fraud detectors, and the incredible insights arising from the world's increasingly ubiquitous sensors. In the future,…

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Free Book: Statistics, Dataviz, and Data Cleaning with R

I stumbled upon this book by chance, when searching for material about time series (probably the most interesting chapter in this collection.) The various chapters are accessible from the top tabs, on this web page. It is mostly about R, but it has a few interesting chapters on statistical science too. Below is a…

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Free Book: Foundations of Data Science (from Microsoft Research Lab)

By Avrim Blum, John Hopcroft, and Ravindran Kannan (2018). 

Computer science as an academic discipline began in the 1960s. Emphasis was on programming languages, compilers, operating systems, and the mathematical theory that supported these areas. Courses in theoretical computer science covered finite automata, regular expressions, context-free languages, and computability. In the 1970s, the study of algorithms was added as an important component of…

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Added by Capri Granville on May 23, 2019 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Three Books About the Mathematics of Data

There are plenty of resources on the Internet to learn linear algebra or to get a refresher, including our own tutorial (here). Below are three interesting books found on Amazon. …

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Added by Capri Granville on May 23, 2019 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Lecture Notes by Andrew Ng : Full Set

The following notes represent a complete, stand alone interpretation of Stanford's machine learning course presented by Professor Andrew Ng and originally posted on the ml-class.org website during the fall 2011 semester. The topics covered are shown below, although for a more detailed summary see lecture 19. The only content not covered here…

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Free Textbook: Probability Course, Harvard University (Based on R)

A free online version of the second edition of the book based on Stat 110, Introduction to Probability by Joe Blitzstein and Jessica Hwang, is now available here. Print copies are available via CRC Press, Amazon, and…

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Added by Capri Granville on May 23, 2019 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Google Machine Learning Glossary

This glossary defines general machine learning terms as well as terms specific to TensorFlow. Below is a small selection of the most popular entries. You can access this glossary here. For other related glossaries, follow this link.

  • A/B testing
  • activation…
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