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Advice on preliminary ML resources [duplicate]

So I’m a first year student and I really want to get better at machine learning. I’ve implemented GANs, Deep Q Learning, autoencoders etc using Tensorflow. I haven’t really played around with linear ...
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Is a strong background in maths a total requisite for ML?

I'm starting to want to advance my own skillset and I've always been fascinated by machine learning. However, six years ago instead of pursuing this I decided to take a completely unrelated degree to ...
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Programmer looking to break into machine learning field

I am a software developer (mostly .NET and Python about 5 years experience). What can I do to help me get a job in the machine learning field or really anything that will get me started in that field? ...
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I’d like to learn about probability theory, measure theory and finally machine learning. Where do I start? [closed]

I’d like to learn about probability theory, measure theory and finally machine learning. My ultimate goal is to use machine learning in a piece of software. I studied calculus and very basic ...
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Building background for machine learning for CS student

I am a CS graduate student and I am starting to get really interested in Machine Learning (and Predictive Analytics). I have started working on a text classification project with a professor to learn ...
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What math background do I need to read ESL effectively?

What is an appropriate amount of mathematical background for reading The Elements of Statistical Learning? Of course, more is always better, but what are the key things you'd recommend a reader know ...
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Learning Algorithms/Neural networks books? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Machine learning cookbook / reference card / cheatsheet? Machine learning self-learning book? What are some good theoretical and practical machine learning algorithms books? ...
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Subjects in machine learning [duplicate]

I'm in the second year of my mechanical engineering bachelor and I've recently started exploring the field of machine learning online. My question is this: which specific subjects do people learn, and ...
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Machine learning self-learning book? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Machine learning cookbook / reference card / cheatsheet? I wonder if there is a good self-learning textbook for machine learning? I am particularly looking for those in ...
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How to deal with information of variable length?

This is the question arised from my previous question. Basically, I am trying to build a prediction model for movie's rating. So I have to deal with numeric attribute such as ...
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Why RMSE is too small?

Sorry, I'm a newbie at recommender systems, but I wrote few lines of code using the Apache Mahout library. My dataset is pretty small, 500x100 with 8102 cells known. The dataset is actually a ...