Master machine learning techniques with R to deliver insights for complex projects
About This Book

Get to grips with the application of Machine Learning methods using an extensive set of R packages

Understand the benefits and potential pitfalls of using machine learning methods

Implement the numerous powerful features offered by R with this comprehensive guide to building an independent Rbased ML system
Who This Book Is For
If you want to learn how to use R's machine learning capabilities to solve complex business problems, then this book is for you. Some experience with R and a working knowledge of basic statistical or machine learning will prove helpful.
What You Will Learn

Gain deep insights to learn the applications of machine learning tools to the industry

Manipulate data in R efficiently to prepare it for analysis

Master the skill of recognizing techniques for effective visualization of data

Understand why and how to create test and training data sets for analysis

Familiarize yourself with fundamental learning methods such as linear and logistic regression

Comprehend advanced learning methods such as support vector machines

Realize why and how to apply unsupervised learning methods
In Detail
Machine learning is a field of Artificial Intelligence to build systems that learn from data. Given the growing prominence of Râa crossplatform, zerocost statistical programming environmentâthere has never been a better time to start applying machine learning to your data.
The book starts with introduction to CrossIndustry Standard Process for Data Mining. It takes you through Multivariate Regression in detail. Moving on, you will also address Classification and Regression trees. You will learn a couple of “Unsupervised techniques”. Finally, the book will walk you through text analysis and time series.
The book will deliver practical and realworld solutions to problems and variety of tasks such as complex recommendation systems. By the end of this book, you will gain expertise in performing R machine learning and will be able to build complex ML projects using R and its packages.
Style and approach
This is a book explains complicated concepts with easy to follow theory and realworld, practical applications. It demonstrates the power of R and machine learning extensively while highlighting the constraints.