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Deep Learning with TensorFlow - Second Edition by Md. Rezaul Karim, Giancarlo Zaccone

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Chapter 2. A First Look at TensorFlow

TensorFlow is a mathematical software and an open source framework for deep learning developed by the Google Brain Team in 2011. Nevertheless, it can be used to help us analyze data in order to predict an effective business outcome.

Although the initial target of TensorFlow was to conduct research in ML and in Deep Neural Networks(DNNs), the system is general enough to be applicable to a wide variety of classical machine learning algorithm such as Support Vector Machine (SVM), logistic regression, decision trees, and random forest.

Keeping in mind your needs and based on all the latest exciting features of the most stable version 1.6 (v1.7 was the pre-release during the production stage of this book), in this ...

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