By Bertrand Clarke, Ernest Fokoue, Hao Helen Zhang
This booklet is an intensive creation to an important themes in info mining and computing device studying. It starts with an in depth evaluation of classical functionality estimation and proceeds with chapters on nonlinear regression, class, and ensemble tools. the ultimate chapters specialize in clustering, measurement aid, variable choice, and a number of comparisons. a lot of these themes have passed through terribly fast improvement in recent times and this therapy bargains a contemporary standpoint emphasizing the latest contributions. The presentation of foundational effects is special and contains many available proofs no longer on hand outdoors unique resources. whereas the orientation is conceptual and theoretical, the details are usually strengthened via computational comparisons.
Intended basically as a graduate point textbook for records, desktop technological know-how, and electric engineering scholars, this booklet assumes just a powerful starting place in undergraduate information and arithmetic, and facility with utilizing R applications. The textual content has a wide selection of difficulties, lots of an exploratory nature. there are various computed examples, whole with code, in order that extra computations may be conducted effortlessly. The e-book additionally serves as a instruction manual for researchers who desire a conceptual assessment of the relevant subject matters in info mining and laptop studying.
Bertrand Clarke is a Professor of records within the division of drugs, division of Epidemiology and Public well-being, and the heart for Computational Sciences on the collage of Miami. He has been at the Editorial Board of the Journal of the yank Statistical Association, the Journal of Statistical making plans and Inference, and Statistical Papers. he's co-winner, with Andrew Barron, of the 1990 Browder J. Thompson Prize from the Institute of electric and digital Engineers.
Ernest Fokoue is an Assistant Professor of information at Kettering college. He has additionally taught at Ohio nation collage and been a protracted time period customer on the Statistical and Mathematical Sciences Institute the place he used to be a Post-doctoral study Fellow within the information Mining and computer studying software. In 2000, he was once the winner of the younger Researcher Award from the overseas organization for Statistical Computing.
Hao Helen Zhang is an affiliate Professor of statistics within the division of information at North Carolina country collage. For 2003-2004, she was once a learn Fellow at SAMSI and in 2007, she gained a school Early profession improvement Award from the nationwide technology origin. She is at the Editorial Board of the Journal of the yankee Statistical Association and Biometrics.