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Puneet MathurMachine Learning Applications Using Pythonhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3787-8_1

1. Overview of Machine Learning in Healthcare

Puneet Mathur1 
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

In late January 2018, I sat in a plush downtown hotel in Bangalore with one of the fine minds in healthcare, as well as a renowned international doctor and a Python programmer. The discussion was around how to apply machine learning in healthcare and finance. Being one of my clients, he wanted to not just get ideas but to see in practical Python code terms how data could be put to use in some of the work that was done in his large hospital chains as well as his investments in the areas of the stock market, commodities investments, etc. My ...

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