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Machine Learning with R by Brett Lantz

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Preface

Machine learning, at its core, is concerned with algorithms that transform information into actionable intelligence. This fact makes machine learning well-suited to the present day era of Big Data. Without machine learning, it would be nearly impossible to keep up with the massive stream of information.

Given the growing prominence of R—a cross-platform, zero-cost statistical programming environment—there has never been a better time to start using machine learning. R offers a powerful but easy-to-learn set of tools that can assist you with finding data insights.

By combining hands-on case studies with the essential theory that you need to understand how things work under the hood, this book provides all the knowledge that you will need ...

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