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  1. Regression Analysis with R : Design and develop statistical nodes to identify unique relationships within data at scale

    Ciaburro, Giuseppe
    Birmingham : Packt Publishing, 2018.

    Regression analysis is a statistical process which enables prediction of relationships between variables. This book will give you a rundown explaining what regression analysis is, explaining you the process from scratch. Each chapter starts with explaining the theoretical concepts and once the reader gets comfortable with the theory, we move ...Build effective regression models in R to extract valuable insights from real data Key Features Implement different regression analysis techniques to solve common problems in data science - from data exploration to dealing with missing values From Simple Linear Regression to Logistic Regression - this book covers all regression techniques and their implementation in R A complete guide to building effective regression models in R and interpreting results from them to make valuable predictions Book DescriptionRegression analysis is a statistical process which enables prediction of relationships between variables. The predictions are based on the casual effect of one variable upon another. Regression techniques for modeling and analyzing are employed on large set of data in order to reveal hidden relationship among the variables. This book will give you a rundown explaining what regression analysis is, explaining you the process from scratch. The first few chapters give an understanding of what the different types of learning are - supervised and unsupervised, how these learnings differ from each other. We then move to covering the supervised learning in details covering the various aspects of regression analysis. The outline of chapters are arranged in a way that gives a feel of all the steps covered in a data science process - loading the training dataset, handling missing values, EDA on the dataset, transformations and feature engineering, model building, assessing the model fitting and performance, and finally making predictions on unseen datasets. Each chapter starts with explaining the theoretical concepts and once the reader gets comfortable with the theory, we move to the practical examples to support the understanding. The practical examples are illustrated using R code including the different packages in R such as R Stats, Caret and so on. Each chapter is a mix of theory and practical examples. By the end of this book you will know all the concepts and pain-points related to regression analysis, and you will be able to implement your learning in your projects. What you will learn Get started with the journey of data science using Simple linear regression Deal with interaction, collinearity and other problems using multiple linear regression Understand diagnostics and what to do if the assumptions fail with proper analysis Load your dataset, treat missing values, and plot relationships with exploratory data analysis Develop a perfect model keeping overfitting, under-fitting, and cross-validation into consideration Deal with classification problems by applying Logistic regression Explore other regression techniques - Decision trees, Bagging, and Boosting techniques Learn by getting it all in action with the help of a real world case study. Who this book is forThis book is intended for budding data scientists and data analysts who want to implement regression analysis techniques using R. If you are interested in statistics, data science, machine learning and wants to get an easy introduction to the topic, then this book is what you need! Basic understanding of statistics and math will help you to get the most out of the book. Some programming experience with R will also be helpful.

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  2. Hands-on simulation modeling with Python : develop simulation models to get accurate results and enhance decision-making processes

    Ciaburro, Giuseppe
    Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, 2020.

    Developers working with the simulation models will be able to put their knowledge to work with this practical guide. You will work with real-world data to uncover various patterns used in complex systems using Python. The book provides a hands-on approach to implementation and associated methodologies to improve or optimize systems.Enhance your simulation modeling skills by creating and analyzing digital prototypes of a physical model using Python programming with this comprehensive guide Key Features Learn to create a digital prototype of a real model using hands-on examples Evaluate the performance and output of your prototype using simulation modeling techniques Understand various statistical and physical simulations to improve systems using Python Book DescriptionSimulation modeling helps you to create digital prototypes of physical models to analyze how they work and predict their performance in the real world. With this comprehensive guide, you'll understand various computational statistical simulations using Python. Starting with the fundamentals of simulation modeling, you'll understand concepts such as randomness and explore data generating processes, resampling methods, and bootstrapping techniques. You'll then cover key algorithms such as Monte Carlo simulations and Markov decision processes, which are used to develop numerical simulation models, and discover how they can be used to solve real-world problems. As you advance, you'll develop simulation models to help you get accurate results and enhance decision-making processes. Using optimization techniques, you'll learn to modify the performance of a model to improve results and make optimal use of resources. The book will guide you in creating a digital prototype using practical use cases for financial engineering, prototyping project management to improve planning, and simulating physical phenomena using neural networks. By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to construct and deploy simulation models of your own to overcome real-world challenges. What you will learn Gain an overview of the different types of simulation models Get to grips with the concepts of randomness and data generation process Understand how to work with discrete and continuous distributions Work with Monte Carlo simulations to calculate a definite integral Find out how to simulate random walks using Markov chains Obtain robust estimates of confidence intervals and standard errors of population parameters Discover how to use optimization methods in real-life applications Run efficient simulations to analyze real-world systems Who this book is forHands-On Simulation Modeling with Python is for simulation developers and engineers, model designers, and anyone already familiar with the basic computational methods that are used to study the behavior of systems. This book will help you explore advanced simulation techniques such as Monte Carlo methods, statistical simulations, and much more using Python. Working knowledge of Python programming language is required.

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  3. MATLAB for machine learning : functions, algorithms, and use cases

    Ciaburro, Giuseppe
    Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, 2017.

    Extract patterns and knowledge from your data in easy way using MATLAB About This Book * Get your first steps into machine learning with the help of this easy-to-follow guide * Learn regression, clustering, classification, predictive analytics, artificial neural networks and more with MATLAB * Understand how your data works and identify hidden layers in the data with the power of machine learning. Who This Book Is For This book is for data analysts, data scientists, students, or anyone who is looking to get started with machine learning and want to build efficient data processing and predicting applications. A mathematical and statistical background will really help in following this book well. What You Will Learn * Learn the introductory concepts of machine learning. * Discover different ways to transform data using SAS XPORT, import and export tools, * Explore the different types of regression techniques such as simple & multiple linear regression, ordinary least squares estimation, correlations and how to apply them to your data. * Discover the basics of classification methods and how to implement Naive Bayes algorithm and Decision Trees in the Matlab environment. * Uncover how to use clustering methods like hierarchical clustering to grouping data using the similarity measures. * Know how to perform data fitting, pattern recognition, and clustering analysis with the help of MATLAB Neural Network Toolbox. * Learn feature selection and extraction for dimensionality reduction leading to improved performance. In Detail MATLAB is the language of choice for many researchers and mathematics experts for machine learning. This book will help you build a foundation in machine learning using MATLAB for beginners. You'll start by getting your system ready with t he MATLAB environment for machine learning and you'll see how to easily interact with the Matlab workspace. We'll then move on to data cleansing, mining and analyzing various data types in machine learning and you'll see how to display data values on a plot. Next, you'll get to know about the different types of regression techniques and how to apply them to your data using the MATLAB functions. You'll understand the basic concepts of neural networks and perform data fitting, pattern recognition, and clustering analysis. Finally, you'll explore feature selection and extraction techniques for dimensionality reduction for performance improvement. At the end of the book, you will learn to put it all together into real-world cases covering major machine learning algorithms and be comfortable in performing machine learning with MATLAB. Style and approach The book takes a very comprehensive approach to enhance your understanding of machine learning using MATLAB. Sufficient real-world examples and use cases are included in the book to help you grasp the concepts quickly and apply them easily in your day-to-day work.

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