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1. Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing
Building and training deep learning models from scratch is costly, time-consuming, and requires massive amounts of data. To address this concern, cutting-edge transfer learning techniques enable you to start with pretrained models you can tweak to meet your exact needs. In Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing, DARPA researcher Paul Azunre takes you hands-on with customizing these open source resources for your own NLP architectures.
2. React Hooks in Action: With Suspense and Concurrent Mode
Build stylish, slick, and speedy-to-load user interfaces in React without writing custom classes. React Hooks are a new category of functions that help you to manage state, lifecycle and side effects within functional components. React Hooks in Action teaches you to use pre-built hooks like useState, useReducer and useEffect, and to build your own hooks.
3. Succeeding with AI How to get the results you want
Companies small and large are initiating AI projects, investing vast sums of money on software, developers, and data scientists. Too often, these AI projects focus on technology at the expense of actionable or tangible business results, resulting in scattershot results and wasted investment. Succeeding with AI sets out a blueprint for AI projects to ensure they are predictable, successful, and profitable.
4. Spring Microservices in Action, 2nd Edition
By dividing large applications into separate self-contained units, Microservices are a great step toward reducing complexity and increasing flexibility. Spring Microservices in Action, Second Edition teaches you how to build microservice-based applications using Java and the Spring platform. This second edition is fully updated for the latest version of Spring, with expanded coverage of API routing with Spring Cloud Gateway, logging with the ELK stack, metrics with Prometheus and Grafana, security with the Hashicorp Vault, and modern deployment practices with Kubernetes and Istio.
5. Math and Architectures of Deep Learning
The mathematical paradigms that underlie deep learning typically start out as hard-to-read academic papers, often leaving engineers in the dark about how their models actually function. Math and Architectures of Deep Learning bridges the gap between theory and practice, laying out the math of deep learning side by side with practical implementations in Python and PyTorch. Written by deep learning expert Krishnendu Chaudhury, you’ll peer inside the “black box” to understand how your code is working, and learn to comprehend cutting-edge research you can turn into practical applications.
6. PySpark in Action: Python data analysis at scale
When it comes to data analytics, it pays to think big. PySpark blends the powerful Spark big data processing engine with the Python programming language to provide a data analysis platform that can scale up for nearly any task. PySpark in Action is your guide to delivering successful Python-driven data projects. Packed with relevant examples and essential techniques, this practical book teaches you to build lightning-fast pipelines for reporting, machine learning, and other data-centric tasks.
7. Machine Learning Bookcamp: Build a portfolio of real-life projects
The only way to learn is to practice! In Machine Learning Bookcamp, you’ll create and deploy Python-based machine learning models for a variety of increasingly challenging projects. Taking you from the basics of machine learning to complex applications such as image and text analysis, each new project builds on what you’ve learned in previous chapters. By the end of the bookcamp, you’ll have built a portfolio of business-relevant machine learning projects that hiring managers will be excited to see.
8. Interpretable AI: Building explainable machine learning systems
AI models can become so complex that even experts have difficulty understanding them—and forget about explaining the nuances of a cluster of novel algorithms to a business stakeholder! Fortunately, there are techniques and best practices that will help make your AI systems transparent and interpretable. Interpretable AI is filled with cutting-edge techniques that will improve your understanding of how your AI models function. Focused on practical methods that you can implement with Python, it teaches you to open up the black box of machine learning so that you can combat data leakage and bias, improve trust in your results, and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
9. Data Science Bookcamp: Ten Python projects
Learn data science with Python by building five real-world projects! In Data Science Bookcamp you’ll test and build your knowledge of Python and learn to handle the kind of open-ended problems that professional data scientists work on daily. Downloadable data sets and thoroughly-explained solutions help you lock in what you’ve learned, building your confidence and making you ready for an exciting new data science career.
10. Grokking Machine Learning
It’s time to dispel the myth that machine learning is difficult. Grokking Machine Learning teaches you how to apply ML to your projects using only standard Python code and high school-level math. No specialist knowledge is required to tackle the hands-on exercises using readily-available machine learning tools!
11. Azure Data Engineering: Real-time, streaming, and batch analytics
The Microsoft Azure cloud is an ideal platform for data-intensive applications. Designed for productivity, Azure provides pre-built services that make collection, storage, and analysis much easier to implement and manage. Azure Storage, Streaming, and Batch Analytics teaches you how to design a reliable, performant, and cost-effective data infrastructure in Azure by progressively building a complete working analytics system.
12. Algorithms and Data Structures for Massive Datasets
Data structures and algorithms that are great for traditional software may quickly slow or fail altogether when applied to huge datasets. Algorithms and Data Structures for Massive Datasets introduces a toolbox of new techniques that are perfect for handling modern big data applications. You’ll discover methods for reducing and sketching data so it fits in small memory without losing accuracy, and unlock the algorithms and data structures that form the backbone of a big data system.
13. Data Pipelines with Apache Airflow
A successful pipeline moves data efficiently, minimizing pauses and blockages between tasks, keeping every process along the way operational. Apache Airflow provides a single customizable environment for building and managing data pipelines, eliminating the need for a hodge-podge collection of tools, snowflake code, and homegrown processes. Using real-world scenarios and examples, Data Pipelines with Apache Airflow teaches you how to simplify and automate data pipelines, reduce operational overhead, and smoothly integrate all the technologies in your stack.
14. Apache Pulsar in Action
Distributed applications demand reliable, high-performance messaging. The Apache Pulsar server-to-server messaging system provides a secure, stable platform without the need for a stream processing engine like Spark. Contributed by Yahoo to the Apache Foundation, Pulsar is mature and battle-tested, handling millions of messages per second for over three years at Yahoo. Apache Pulsar in Action is a comprehensive and practical guide to building high-traffic applications with Pulsar, delivering extreme levels of speed and durability.
15. Classic Computer Science Problems in Java
Sharpen your coding skills by exploring established computer science problems! Classic Computer Science Problems in Java challenges you with time-tested scenarios and algorithms. You’ll work through a series of exercises based in computer science fundamentals that are designed to improve your software development abilities, improve your understanding of artificial intelligence, and even prepare you to ace an interview. As you work through examples in search, clustering, graphs, and more, you’ll remember important things you’ve forgotten and discover classic solutions to your “new” problems!