Applied Analytics through Case Studies Using SAS and R
Examine business problems and use a practical analytical approach to solve them by implementing predictive models and machine learning techniques using SAS and the R analytical language.
This book is ideal for those who are well-versed in writing code and have a basic understanding of statistics, but have limited experience in implementing predictive models and machine learning techniques for analyzing real world data. The most challenging part of solving industrial business problems is the practical and hands-on knowledge of building and deploying advanced predictive models and machine learning algorithms.
Applied Analytics through Case Studies Using SAS and R is your answer to solving these business problems by sharpening your analytical skills.
Understand analytics and basic data concepts; Use an analytical approach to solve Industrial business problems; Build predictive model with machine learning techniques; Create and apply analytical strategies. ...
Hands-On Machine Learning on Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine combines the services of Google Cloud Platform with the power and flexibility of TensorFlow. With this book, you will not only learn to build and train different complexities of machine learning models at scale but also host them in the cloud to make predictions.
This book is focused on making the most of the Google Machine Learning Platform for large datasets and complex problems. You will learn from scratch how to create powerful machine learning based applications for a wide variety of problems by leveraging different data services from the Google Cloud Platform. Applications include NLP, Speech to text, Reinforcement learning, Time series, recommender systems, image classification, video content inference and many other. We will implement a wide variety of deep learning use cases and also make extensive use of data related services comprising the Google Cloud Platform ecosystem such as Firebase, Storage APIs, Datalab and so forth. This will ...
Cloud Analytics with Google Cloud Platform
With the ongoing data explosion, more and more organizations all over the world are slowly migrating their infrastructure to the cloud. These cloud platforms also provide their distinct analytics services to help you get faster insights from your data.
This book will give you an introduction to the concept of analytics on the cloud, and the different cloud services popularly used for processing and analyzing data. If you're planning to adopt the cloud analytics model for your business, this book will help you understand the design and business considerations to be kept in mind, and choose the best tools and alternatives for analytics based on your requirements. The chapters in this book will take you through the 70+ services available in Google Cloud Platform and their implementation for practical purposes. From ingestion to processing your data, this book contains best practices on building an end-to-end analytics pipeline on the cloud by leveragi ...
Advanced Data Analytics Using Python
Gain a broad foundation of advanced data analytics concepts and discover the recent revolution in databases such as Neo4j, Elasticsearch, and MongoDB. This book discusses how to implement ETL techniques including topical crawling, which is applied in domains such as high-frequency algorithmic trading and goal-oriented dialog systems. You'll also see examples of machine learning concepts such as semi-supervised learning, deep learning, and NLP. Advanced Data Analytics Using Python also covers important traditional data analysis techniques such as time series and principal component analysis.
After reading this book you will have experience of every technical aspect of an analytics project. You'll get to know the concepts using Python code, giving you samples to use in your own projects.
Work with data analysis techniques such as classification, clustering, regression, and forecasting; Handle structured and unstructured data, ETL techniques, and different kind ...
Agile Data Science 2.0
Data science teams looking to turn research into useful analytics applications require not only the right tools, but also the right approach if they're to succeed. With the revised second edition of this hands-on guide, up-and-coming data scientists will learn how to use the Agile Data Science development methodology to build data applications with Python, Apache Spark, Kafka, and other tools.
Author Russell Jurney demonstrates how to compose a data platform for building, deploying, and refining analytics applications with Apache Kafka, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, d3.js, scikit-learn, and Apache Airflow. You'll learn an iterative approach that lets you quickly change the kind of analysis you're doing, depending on what the data is telling you. Publish data science work as a web application, and affect meaningful change in your organization.
Build value from your data in a series of agile sprints, using the data-value pyramid; Extract features for statistical models from ...
Advanced Analytics with Spark, 2nd Edition
In the second edition of this practical book, four Cloudera data scientists present a set of self-contained patterns for performing large-scale data analysis with Spark. The authors bring Spark, statistical methods, and real-world data sets together to teach you how to approach analytics problems by example. Updated for Spark 2.1, this edition acts as an introduction to these techniques and other best practices in Spark programming.
You'll start with an introduction to Spark and its ecosystem, and then dive into patterns that apply common techniques - including classification, clustering, collaborative filtering, and anomaly detection - to fields such as genomics, security, and finance.
If you have an entry-level understanding of machine learning and statistics, and you program in Java, Python, or Scala, you'll find the book's patterns useful for working on your own data applications.
Familiarize yourself with the Spark programming model; Become comfortable within the S ...
Mastering Machine Learning with Python in Six Steps
Master machine learning with Python in six steps and explore fundamental to advanced topics, all designed to make you a worthy practitioner.
This book's approach is based on the "Six degrees of separation" theory, which states that everyone and everything is a maximum of six steps away. Mastering Machine Learning with Python in Six Steps presents each topic in two parts: theoretical concepts and practical implementation using suitable Python packages.
You'll learn the fundamentals of Python programming language, machine learning history, evolution, and the system development frameworks. Key data mining / analysis concepts, such as feature dimension reduction, regression, time series forecasting and their efficient implementation in Scikit-learn are also covered. Finally, you'll explore advanced text mining techniques, neural networks and deep learning techniques, and their implementation.
All the code presented in the book will be available in the form of iPython ...
Mastering Azure Analytics
Microsoft Azure has over 20 platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings that can act in support of a big data analytics solution. So which one is right for your project? This practical book helps you understand the breadth of Azure services by organizing them into a reference framework you can use when crafting your own big data analytics solution.
You'll not only be able to determine which service best fits the job, but also learn how to implement a complete solution that scales, provides human fault tolerance, and supports future needs.Understand the fundamental patterns of the data lake and lambda architecture;Recognize the canonical steps in the analytics data pipeline and learn how to use Azure Data Factory to orchestrate them;Implement data lakes and lambda architectures, using Azure Data Lake Store, Data Lake Analytics HDInsight (including Spark), Stream Analytics SQL Data Warehouse, and Event Hubs;Understand wh ...
Social Media Analytics Strategy
This book shows you how to use social media analytics to optimize your business performance. The tools discussed will prepare you to create and implement an effective digital marketing strategy. From understanding the data and its sources to detailed metrics, dashboards, and reports, this book is a robust tool for anyone seeking a tangible return on investment from social media and digital marketing.
Social Media Analytics Strategy speaks to marketers who do not have a technical background and creates a bridge into the digital world. Comparable books are either too technical for marketers (aimed at software developers) or too basic and do not take strategy into account. They also lack an overview of the entire process around using analytics within a company project. They don't go into the everyday details and also don't touch upon common mistakes made by marketers.
This book highlights patterns of common challenges experienced by marketers from entry level to ...
Pro Salesforce Analytics Cloud
This book explains Salesforce Analytics Cloud and provides a holistic view of different analytical capabilities and how they fit into the overall information architecture. It features real-world industry use cases and demonstrates how Salesforce's Analytics Cloud solves business challenges and brings real value to the organization.
The Salesforce Analytics Cloud represents the rethinking of analytics for the business user. The Analytics Cloud is a cloud-based platform designed for the business user to have access to analytics "on the go," providing answers to questions instantly on any device. This mobile-ready capability of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud means users can immediately collaborate and share insights with team members right inside Salesforce.
Pro Salesforce Analytics Cloud provides actionable guidance on creating analytical capabilities using Salesforce Analytics Cloud. ...
Big Data Analytics with Spark
This book is a step-by-step guide for learning how to use Spark for different types of big-data analytics projects, including batch, interactive, graph, and stream data analysis as well as machine learning. It covers Spark core and its add-on libraries, including Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, GraphX, MLlib, and Spark ML.
Big Data Analytics with Spark shows you how to use Spark and leverage its easy-to-use features to increase your productivity. You learn to perform fast data analysis using its in-memory caching and advanced execution engine, employ in-memory computing capabilities for building high-performance machine learning and low-latency interactive analytics applications, and much more. Moreover, the book shows you how to use Spark as a single integrated platform for a variety of data processing tasks, including ETL pipelines, BI, live data stream processing, graph analytics and machine learning.
The book also includes a chapter on Scala, the hotte ...