Scala:Applied Machine Learning by Pascal Bugnion
English | 23 Feb. 2017 | ISBN-13: 9781787126640 | 1843 Pages | EPUB/PDF (conv) | 33.15 MB
Leverage the power of Scala and master the art of building, improving, and validating scalable machine learning and AI app
lications using Scala's most advanced and finest features.
About This Book
Build functional, type-safe routines to interact with relational and NoSQL databases with the help of the tutorials and examples provided
Leverage your expertise in Scala programming to create and customize your own scalable machine learning algorithms
Experiment with different techniques; evaluate their benefits and limitations using real-world financial applications
Get to know the best practices to incorporate new Big Data machine learning in your data-driven enterprise and gain future scalability and maintainability
Who This Book Is For
This Learning Path is for engineers and scientists who are familiar with Scala and want to learn how to create, validate, and apply machine learning algorithms. It will also benefit software developers with a background in Scala programming who want to apply machine learning.
What You Will Learn
Deploy scalable parallel applications using Apache Spark, loading data from HDFS or Hive
Solve big data problems with Scala parallel collections, Akka actors, and Apache Spark clusters
Apply key learning strategies to perform technical analysis of financial markets
Understand the principles of supervised and unsupervised learning in machine learning
Work with unstructured data and serialize it using Kryo, Protobuf, Avro, and AvroParquet
Construct reliable and robust data pipelines and manage data in a data-driven enterprise
Implement scalable model monitoring and alerts with Scala
This Learning Path aims to put the entire world of machine learning with Scala in front of you.
Scala for Data Science, the first module in this course, is a tutorial guide that provides tutorials on some of the most common Scala libraries for data science, allowing you to quickly get up to speed building data science and data engineering solutions.
The second course, Scala for Machine Learning guides you through the process of building AI applications with diagrams, formal mathematical notation, source code snippets, and useful tips. A review of the Akka framework and Apache Spark clusters concludes the tutorial.
The next module, Mastering Scala Machine Learning, is the final step in this course. It will take your knowledge to next level and help you use the knowledge to build advanced applications such as social media mining, intelligent news portals, and more. After a quick refresher on functional programming concepts using REPL, you will see some practical examples of setting up the development environment and tinkering with data. We will then explore working with Spark and MLlib using k-means and decision trees.
By the end of this course, you will be a master at Scala machine learning and have enough expertise to be able to build complex machine learning projects using Scala.
This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products:
Scala for Data Science, Pascal Bugnion
Scala for Machine Learning, Patrick Nicolas
Mastering Scala Machine Learning, Alex Kozlov
Style and approach
A tutorial with complete examples, this course will give you the tools to start building useful data engineering and data science solutions straightaway. This course provides practical examples from the field on how to correctly tackle data analysis problems, particularly for modern Big Data datasets.