Some Useful Links

Books on Various Machine Learning Topics

2019-08-19 11:38

Some interesting and freely available books, which can be found at their respective authors websites:

1An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R (2nd Ed.)EnglishLink (Homepage)
2The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction (2nd Ed.)EnglishLink (Homepage)
3Mathematics for Machine LearningEnglishLink (Homepage)
4Foundations of Machine Learning (2nd Ed.)EnglishLink (Homepage)
5Pattern Recognition and Machine LearningEnglishLink (Homepage)
6Reinforcement Learning: An IntroductionEnglishLink (Homepage)
7Deep LearningEnglishHomepage
8Dive into Deep LearningEnglishHomepage
(New version)
A high-bias, low-variance introduction to Machine Learning for
Speech and Language ProcessingEnglishLink
Understanding Machine Learning: From Theory to AlgorithmsEnglishHomepage
Bayesian Reasoning and Machine LearningEnglishHomepage


Some additional interesting reading

"Apparently, Calculus Was Invented In 1994"[1], [2]
"Oh No! I Got the Wrong Sign! What Should I Do?"[2002], [2005]
"I Just Ran Two Million Regressions"Link
"Biased versus unbiased estimation"Link
"The significance of significance"Link, [1], [2]
"On the Significance of Significance: Addressing a Basic Problem in Research"Link (needs university VPN)
"Statistical tests, P values, confidence intervals, and power: a guide to misinterpretations"Link
Machine Learning: An Applied Econometric ApproachLink
"The Gaussian Copula and the Financial Crisis" and possible problems in the future[1], [2], [3] + [4]
Buggy Software[1], [2]
R Development NEWS:Link
Python Release Schedules:[3.10] + [Index of Python Enhancement Proposals]


Some programming language libraries

Python: handcalcs (render Python calculation code automatically in LaTeX)

C/C++ :

Map of various distribution functions and their relationships:



Various types of charts/plots with explanations: The Data Visualisation Catalogue


Programming language rankings:



Various Open (i.e. Freely available) Data Sources

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