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My book ‘Practical Machine Learning in R and Python: Second edition’ on Amazon

June 1, 2018
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My book ‘Practical Machine Learning in R and Python: Second edition’ on Amazon

The second edition of my book ‘Practical Machine Learning with R and Python – Machine Learning in stereo’ is now available in both paperback ($10.99) and kindle ($7.99/Rs449) versions.  This second edition includes more content,  extensive comments and formatting for better readability. In this book I implement some of the most common, but important Machine … Continue reading My...

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My book “Deep Learning from first principles” now on Amazon

May 17, 2018
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My book “Deep Learning from first principles” now on Amazon

My 4th book(self-published), “Deep Learning from first principles – In vectorized Python, R and Octave” (557 pages), is now available on Amazon in both paperback ($16.99) and kindle ($6.65/Rs449). The book starts with the most primitive 2-layer Neural Network and works  its way to a generic L-layer Deep Learning Network, with all the bells and … Continue reading My...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 8

May 5, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 8

1. Introduction You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way. Marvin Minsky No computer has ever been designed that is ever aware of what it’s doing; but most of the time, we aren’t either. Marvin Minsky A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention. Herbert Simon This post, Deep Learning from … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 7

April 29, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 7

Artificial Intelligence is the new electricity. – Prof Andrew Ng Most of human and animal learning is unsupervised learning. If intelligence was a cake, unsupervised learning would be the cake, supervised learning would be the icing on the cake, and reinforcement learning would be the cherry on the cake. We know how to make the icing … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 6

April 16, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 6

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” Dr. Seuss “Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.” H L Mencken Introduction In this 6th instalment of ‘Deep Learning … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 5

March 23, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 5

Introduction a. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. b. A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. c. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 4

February 26, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 4

In this 4th post of my series on Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 4, I explore the details of creating a multi-class classifier using the Softmax activation unit in a neural network. The earlier posts in this series were 1. Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 3

January 30, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 3

“Once upon a time, I, Chuang Tzu, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of following my fancies as a butterfly, and was unconscious of my individuality as a man. Suddenly, I awoke, and there I lay, myself again. Now I do … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 2

January 11, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 2

“What does the world outside your head really ‘look’ like? Not only is there no color, there’s also no sound: the compression and expansion of air is picked up by the ears, and turned into electrical signals. The brain then presents these signals to us as mellifluous tones and swishes and clatters and jangles. Reality … Continue reading Deep...

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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 1

January 4, 2018
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Deep Learning from first principles in Python, R and Octave – Part 1

“You don’t perceive objects as they are. You perceive them as you are.” “Your interpretation of physical objects has everything to do with the historical trajectory of your brain – and little to do with the objects themselves.” “The brain generates its own reality, even before it receives information coming in from the eyes and … Continue reading Deep...

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