Machine Learning Pocket Reference

Errata for Machine Learning Pocket Reference

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Version Location Description Submitted by Date submitted
Other Digital Version page 23
1º paragraph

The page defined for download of the data set in the following code is not acessible anymore. (Had to change it a bit so I could submit an errata)

>>> url = ( ... "http: //" ... "wiki/pub/Main/DataSets/titanic3.xls" ... )

Ana Jessica de Oliveira Batista  Feb 25, 2023 
Printed Page 11
1st Paragraph

The url to download the Titanic dataset doesn't work. redirects to another domain as expected but is unreachable.

Sergio Alvares  Jan 25, 2022 
PDF Page 13
Second paragraph of the “Terms for Data” section

“For supervised learning, such as regression or classification, our intent is to have a fuction…”
Misspelling of function.

Alex Craig  Apr 14, 2022 
PDF Page 15
1st code block

The line of code "orig_df = df" on page 15 points to the same object. After the Refactor section on page 29, the code "ti_df = tweak_titanic(orig_df)" doesn't run properly. The code on page 15 should be "orig_df = df.copy()".

Brandon Lin  Jun 04, 2022 
Printed Page 166
3rd paragraph

The arguments of the method roc_auc_score are y_test and the probability estimates not y_predict.

Oscar Daniel Alvarez Cerna  Feb 11, 2021