39 books
—
49 voters

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective” as Want to Read:

# Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective

## (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning)

by

**A comprehensive introduction to machine learning that uses probabilistic models and inference as a unifying approach.**

Today's Web-enabled deluge of electronic data calls for automated methods of data analysis. Machine learning provides these, developing methods that can automatically detect patterns in data and then use the uncovered patterns to predict future data. This te ...more

## Get A Copy

Hardcover, 1104 pages

Published
August 24th 2012
by The MIT Press

## Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book,
please sign up.

## Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about
Machine Learning,
please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Machine Learning

## Community Reviews

Showing 1-30

Start your review of Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective

That being said, this is perhaps the best modern "reference" text on machine learning methods. If you are a ...more

Surely it is not recommended for everyone, but at least recommended for those who want to understand deeply Machine Learning in a very comprehensive way. ...more

The book opens with a brief survey of the kinds of problems to which machine learning can be applied, and sketches the types of methods that can be used to model these problems.

After a short introduction to probability, the remaining 27 chapter ...more

There are many typos in the first 3 printings. The 4th (and later) is much better. What I bought (11/24/2017) is the 6th printing (the same as the 4th).

There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Be the first to start one »

## Goodreads is hiring!

## Other books in the series

Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning
(1 - 10 of 22 books)

## Related Articles

For more than a decade, Neil deGrasse Tyson, the world-renowned astrophysicist and host of the popular radio and Emmy-nominated...

87 likes · 16 comments

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »