The Algorithm Design Manual

The Algorithm Design Manual
Author: Steven S Skiena
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 730
Release: 2009-04-05
ISBN 10: 1848000707
ISBN 13: 9781848000704
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Algorithm Design Manual Book Review:

This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the "mystery" out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students. The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward access to combinatorial algorithms technology, stressing design over analysis. The first part, Techniques, provides accessible instruction on methods for designing and analyzing computer algorithms. The second part, Resources, is intended for browsing and reference, and comprises the catalog of algorithmic resources, implementations and an extensive bibliography. NEW to the second edition: • Doubles the tutorial material and exercises over the first edition • Provides full online support for lecturers, and a completely updated and improved website component with lecture slides, audio and video • Contains a unique catalog identifying the 75 algorithmic problems that arise most often in practice, leading the reader down the right path to solve them • Includes several NEW "war stories" relating experiences from real-world applications • Provides up-to-date links leading to the very best algorithm implementations available in C, C++, and Java

The Algorithm Design Manual

The Algorithm Design Manual
Author: Steven S. Skiena
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 793
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 3030542564
ISBN 13: 9783030542566
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Algorithm Design Manual Book Review:

"My absolute favorite for this kind of interview preparation is Steven Skiena's The Algorithm Design Manual. More than any other book it helped me understand just how astonishingly commonplace ... graph problems are -- they should be part of every working programmer's toolkit. The book also covers basic data structures and sorting algorithms, which is a nice bonus. ... every 1 - pager has a simple picture, making it easy to remember." (Steve Yegge, Get that Job at Google) "Steven Skiena's Algorithm Design Manual retains its title as the best and most comprehensive practical algorithm guide to help identify and solve problems. ... Every programmer should read this book, and anyone working in the field should keep it close to hand. ... This is the best investment ... a programmer or aspiring programmer can make." (Harold Thimbleby, Times Higher Education) "It is wonderful to open to a random spot and discover an interesting algorithm. This is the only textbook I felt compelled to bring with me out of my student days.... The color really adds a lot of energy to the new edition of the book!" (Cory Bart, University of Delaware) -- This newly expanded and updated third edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the "mystery" out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficiency. It serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses and interview self-study, while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students. The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward access to combinatorial algorithms technology, stressing design over analysis. The first part, Practical Algorithm Design, provides accessible instruction on methods for designing and analyzing computer algorithms. The second part, the Hitchhiker's Guide to Algorithms, is intended for browsing and reference, and comprises the catalog of algorithmic resources, implementations, and an extensive bibliography. NEW to the third edition: -- New and expanded coverage of randomized algorithms, hashing, divide and conquer, approximation algorithms, and quantum computing -- Provides full online support for lecturers, including an improved website component with lecture slides and videos -- Full color illustrations and code instantly clarify difficult concepts -- Includes several new "war stories" relating experiences from real-world applications -- Over 100 new problems, including programming-challenge problems from LeetCode and Hackerrank. -- Provides up-to-date links leading to the best implementations available in C, C++, and Java Additional Learning Tools: -- Contains a unique catalog identifying the 75 algorithmic problems that arise most often in practice, and the right path to solve them -- Exercises include "job interview problems" from major software companies -- Highlighted "take home lessons" emphasize essential concepts -- The "no theorem-proof" style provides a uniquely accessible and intuitive approach to a challenging subject -- Many algorithms are presented with actual code (written in C) -- Provides comprehensive references to both survey articles and the primary literature This substantially enhanced third edition of The Algorithm Design Manual is an essential learning tool for students and professionals needed a solid grounding in algorithms. Professor Skiena is also the author of the popular Springer texts, The Data Science Design Manual and Programming Challenges: The Programming Contest Training Manual.

The Algorithm Design Manual Text

The Algorithm Design Manual  Text
Author: Steven S. Skiena
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 486
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780387948607
ISBN 13: 0387948600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Algorithm Design Manual Text Book Review:

This volume helps take some of the "mystery" out of identifying and dealing with key algorithms. Drawing heavily on the author's own real-world experiences, the book stresses design and analysis. Coverage is divided into two parts, the first being a general guide to techniques for the design and analysis of computer algorithms. The second is a reference section, which includes a catalog of the 75 most important algorithmic problems. By browsing this catalog, readers can quickly identify what the problem they have encountered is called, what is known about it, and how they should proceed if they need to solve it. This book is ideal for the working professional who uses algorithms on a daily basis and has need for a handy reference. This work can also readily be used in an upper-division course or as a student reference guide.THE ALGORITHM DESIGN MANUAL comes with a CD-ROM that contains:* a complete hypertext version of the full printed book.* the source code and URLs for all cited implementations.* over 30 hours of audio lectures on the design and analysis of algorithms are provided, all keyed to on-line lecture notes.

The Data Science Design Manual

The Data Science Design Manual
Author: Steven S. Skiena
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 445
Release: 2017-07-01
ISBN 10: 3319554441
ISBN 13: 9783319554440
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Data Science Design Manual Book Review:

This engaging and clearly written textbook/reference provides a must-have introduction to the rapidly emerging interdisciplinary field of data science. It focuses on the principles fundamental to becoming a good data scientist and the key skills needed to build systems for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. The Data Science Design Manual is a source of practical insights that highlights what really matters in analyzing data, and provides an intuitive understanding of how these core concepts can be used. The book does not emphasize any particular programming language or suite of data-analysis tools, focusing instead on high-level discussion of important design principles. This easy-to-read text ideally serves the needs of undergraduate and early graduate students embarking on an “Introduction to Data Science” course. It reveals how this discipline sits at the intersection of statistics, computer science, and machine learning, with a distinct heft and character of its own. Practitioners in these and related fields will find this book perfect for self-study as well. Additional learning tools: Contains “War Stories,” offering perspectives on how data science applies in the real world Includes “Homework Problems,” providing a wide range of exercises and projects for self-study Provides a complete set of lecture slides and online video lectures at www.data-manual.com Provides “Take-Home Lessons,” emphasizing the big-picture concepts to learn from each chapter Recommends exciting “Kaggle Challenges” from the online platform Kaggle Highlights “False Starts,” revealing the subtle reasons why certain approaches fail Offers examples taken from the data science television show “The Quant Shop” (www.quant-shop.com)

Programming Challenges

Programming Challenges
Author: Steven S Skiena,Miguel A. Revilla
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2006-04-18
ISBN 10: 038722081X
ISBN 13: 9780387220819
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Programming Challenges Book Review:

There are many distinct pleasures associated with computer programming. Craftsmanship has its quiet rewards, the satisfaction that comes from building a useful object and making it work. Excitement arrives with the flash of insight that cracks a previously intractable problem. The spiritual quest for elegance can turn the hacker into an artist. There are pleasures in parsimony, in squeezing the last drop of performance out of clever algorithms and tight coding. The games, puzzles, and challenges of problems from international programming competitions are a great way to experience these pleasures while improving your algorithmic and coding skills. This book contains over 100 problems that have appeared in previous programming contests, along with discussions of the theory and ideas necessary to attack them. Instant online grading for all of these problems is available from two WWW robot judging sites. Combining this book with a judge gives an exciting new way to challenge and improve your programming skills. This book can be used for self-study, for teaching innovative courses in algorithms and programming, and in training for international competition. The problems in this book have been selected from over 1,000 programming problems at the Universidad de Valladolid online judge. The judge has ruled on well over one million submissions from 27,000 registered users around the world to date. We have taken only the best of the best, the most fun, exciting, and interesting problems available.

Calculated Bets

Calculated Bets
Author: Steven S. Skiena
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2001-08-06
ISBN 10: 9780521009621
ISBN 13: 0521009626
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Calculated Bets Book Review:

This is a book about a gambling system that works. It tells the story of how the author used computer simulations and mathematical modeling techniques to predict the outcome of jai-alai matches and bet on them successfully - increasing his initial stake by over 500% in one year! His results can work for anyone: at the end of the book he tells the best way to watch jai-alai, and how to bet on it. With humour and enthusiasm, Skiena details a life-long fascination with computer predictions and sporting events. Along the way, he discusses other gambling systems, both successful and unsuccessful, for such games as lotto, roulette, blackjack, and the stock market. Indeed, he shows how his jai-alai system functions just like a miniature stock trading system. Do you want to learn about program trading systems, the future of Internet gambling, and the real reason brokerage houses don't offer mutual funds that invest at racetracks and frontons? How mathematical models are used in political polling? The difference between correlation and causation? If you are curious about gambling and mathematics, odds are this book is for you!

A Guide to Algorithm Design

A Guide to Algorithm Design
Author: Anne Benoit,Yves Robert,Frédéric Vivien
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2013-08-27
ISBN 10: 1439898138
ISBN 13: 9781439898130
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Guide to Algorithm Design Book Review:

Presenting a complementary perspective to standard books on algorithms, A Guide to Algorithm Design: Paradigms, Methods, and Complexity Analysis provides a roadmap for readers to determine the difficulty of an algorithmic problem by finding an optimal solution or proving complexity results. It gives a practical treatment of algorithmic complexity and guides readers in solving algorithmic problems. Divided into three parts, the book offers a comprehensive set of problems with solutions as well as in-depth case studies that demonstrate how to assess the complexity of a new problem. Part I helps readers understand the main design principles and design efficient algorithms. Part II covers polynomial reductions from NP-complete problems and approaches that go beyond NP-completeness. Part III supplies readers with tools and techniques to evaluate problem complexity, including how to determine which instances are polynomial and which are NP-hard. Drawing on the authors’ classroom-tested material, this text takes readers step by step through the concepts and methods for analyzing algorithmic complexity. Through many problems and detailed examples, readers can investigate polynomial-time algorithms and NP-completeness and beyond.

Algorithm Design Pearson New International Edition

Algorithm Design  Pearson New International Edition
Author: Jon Kleinberg,Eva Tardos
Publsiher: Pearson Higher Ed
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2013-08-29
ISBN 10: 1292037040
ISBN 13: 9781292037042
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithm Design Pearson New International Edition Book Review:

August 6, 2009 Author, Jon Kleinberg, was recently cited in the New York Times for his statistical analysis research in the Internet age. Algorithm Design introduces algorithms by looking at the real-world problems that motivate them. The book teaches students a range of design and analysis techniques for problems that arise in computing applications. The text encourages an understanding of the algorithm design process and an appreciation of the role of algorithms in the broader field of computer science.

Algorithms in a Nutshell

Algorithms in a Nutshell
Author: George T. Heineman,Gary Pollice,Stanley Selkow
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2008-10-14
ISBN 10: 1449391133
ISBN 13: 9781449391133
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithms in a Nutshell Book Review:

Creating robust software requires the use of efficient algorithms, but programmers seldom think about them until a problem occurs. Algorithms in a Nutshell describes a large number of existing algorithms for solving a variety of problems, and helps you select and implement the right algorithm for your needs -- with just enough math to let you understand and analyze algorithm performance. With its focus on application, rather than theory, this book provides efficient code solutions in several programming languages that you can easily adapt to a specific project. Each major algorithm is presented in the style of a design pattern that includes information to help you understand why and when the algorithm is appropriate. With this book, you will: Solve a particular coding problem or improve on the performance of an existing solution Quickly locate algorithms that relate to the problems you want to solve, and determine why a particular algorithm is the right one to use Get algorithmic solutions in C, C++, Java, and Ruby with implementation tips Learn the expected performance of an algorithm, and the conditions it needs to perform at its best Discover the impact that similar design decisions have on different algorithms Learn advanced data structures to improve the efficiency of algorithms With Algorithms in a Nutshell, you'll learn how to improve the performance of key algorithms essential for the success of your software applications.

Algorithm Design

Algorithm Design
Author: Jon Kleinberg,Éva Tardos
Publsiher: Pearson Higher Ed
Total Pages: 864
Release: 2012-02-28
ISBN 10: 0133072525
ISBN 13: 9780133072525
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithm Design Book Review:

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Algorithm Design introduces algorithms by looking at the real-world problems that motivate them. The book teaches students a range of design and analysis techniques for problems that arise in computing applications. The text encourages an understanding of the algorithm design process and an appreciation of the role of algorithms in the broader field of computer science. August 6, 2009 Author, Jon Kleinberg, was recently cited in the New York Times for his statistical analysis research in the Internet age.

7 Algorithm Design Paradigms

7 Algorithm Design Paradigms
Author: Sung-Hyuk Cha
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-06-03
ISBN 10: 9781735168043
ISBN 13: 1735168041
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

7 Algorithm Design Paradigms Book Review:

The intended readership includes both undergraduate and graduate students majoring in computer science as well as researchers in the computer science area. The book is suitable either as a textbook or as a supplementary book in algorithm courses. Over 400 computational problems are covered with various algorithms to tackle them. Rather than providing students simply with the best known algorithm for a problem, this book presents various algorithms for readers to master various algorithm design paradigms. Beginners in computer science can train their algorithm design skills via trivial algorithms on elementary problem examples. Graduate students can test their abilities to apply the algorithm design paradigms to devise an efficient algorithm for intermediate-level or challenging problems. Key Features includes followings: 1 Dictionary of Computational Problems: A table of over 400 computational problems with more than 1500 algorithms is provided. 2 Indices and Hyperlinks: Algorithms, computational problems, equations, figures, lemmas, properties, tables, and theorems are indexed with unique identification numbers and page numbers in the printed book and hyperlinked in the e-book version. 3 Extensive Figures: Over 435 figures illustrate the algorithms and describe computational problems. 4 Comprehensive Exercises: More than 352 exercises help students to improve their algorithm design and analysis skills. The answers for most questions are available in the accompanying solution manual.

Programming Interviews Exposed

Programming Interviews Exposed
Author: John Mongan,Noah Kindler,Eric Giguère
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2011-08-10
ISBN 10: 1118169387
ISBN 13: 9781118169384
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Programming Interviews Exposed Book Review:

The pressure is on during the interview process but with the right preparation, you can walk away with your dream job. This classic book uncovers what interviews are really like at America's top software and computer companies and provides you with the tools to succeed in any situation. The authors take you step-by-step through new problems and complex brainteasers they were asked during recent technical interviews. 50 interview scenarios are presented along with in-depth analysis of the possible solutions. The problem-solving process is clearly illustrated so you'll be able to easily apply what you've learned during crunch time. You'll also find expert tips on what questions to ask, how to approach a problem, and how to recover if you become stuck. All of this will help you ace the interview and get the job you want. What you will learn from this book Tips for effectively completing the job application Ways to prepare for the entire programming interview process How to find the kind of programming job that fits you best Strategies for choosing a solution and what your approach says about you How to improve your interviewing skills so that you can respond to any question or situation Techniques for solving knowledge-based problems, logic puzzles, and programming problems Who this book is for This book is for programmers and developers applying for jobs in the software industry or in IT departments of major corporations. Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

Who s Bigger

Who s Bigger
Author: Steven S. Skiena,Charles B. Ward
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 379
Release: 2013-10-14
ISBN 10: 1107041376
ISBN 13: 9781107041370
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who s Bigger Book Review:

The authors use quantitative analysis to rank the prominence of more than 1,000 of history's biggest figures, while also discussing trends gleaned from the rankings, as well as the computational methods used to determine the rankings.

Computational Discrete Mathematics

Computational Discrete Mathematics
Author: Sriram Pemmaraju,Steven Skiena
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2009-10-15
ISBN 10: 1107268710
ISBN 13: 9781107268715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computational Discrete Mathematics Book Review:

This book was first published in 2003. Combinatorica, an extension to the popular computer algebra system Mathematica®, is the most comprehensive software available for teaching and research applications of discrete mathematics, particularly combinatorics and graph theory. This book is the definitive reference/user's guide to Combinatorica, with examples of all 450 Combinatorica functions in action, along with the associated mathematical and algorithmic theory. The authors cover classical and advanced topics on the most important combinatorial objects: permutations, subsets, partitions, and Young tableaux, as well as all important areas of graph theory: graph construction operations, invariants, embeddings, and algorithmic graph theory. In addition to being a research tool, Combinatorica makes discrete mathematics accessible in new and exciting ways to a wide variety of people, by encouraging computational experimentation and visualization. The book contains no formal proofs, but enough discussion to understand and appreciate all the algorithms and theorems it contains.

Algorithm Design and Applications

Algorithm Design and Applications
Author: Michael T. Goodrich,Roberto Tamassia
Publsiher: Wiley Global Education
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2014-10-27
ISBN 10: 1119028485
ISBN 13: 9781119028482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithm Design and Applications Book Review:

Introducing a NEW addition to our growing library of computer science titles, Algorithm Design and Applications, by Michael T. Goodrich & Roberto Tamassia! Algorithms is a course required for all computer science majors, with a strong focus on theoretical topics. Students enter the course after gaining hands-on experience with computers, and are expected to learn how algorithms can be applied to a variety of contexts. This new book integrates application with theory. Goodrich & Tamassia believe that the best way to teach algorithmic topics is to present them in a context that is motivated from applications to uses in society, computer games, computing industry, science, engineering, and the internet. The text teaches students about designing and using algorithms, illustrating connections between topics being taught and their potential applications, increasing engagement.

The Joy of Clojure

The Joy of Clojure
Author: Chris Houser,Michael Fogus
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2014-05-28
ISBN 10: 1638351287
ISBN 13: 9781638351283
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Joy of Clojure Book Review:

Summary The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition is a deep look at the Clojure language. Fully updated for Clojure 1.6, this new edition goes beyond just syntax to show you the "why" of Clojure and how to write fluent Clojure code. You'll learn functional and declarative approaches to programming and will master the techniques that make Clojure so elegant and efficient. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology The Clojure programming language is a dialect of Lisp that runs on the Java Virtual Machine and JavaScript runtimes. It is a functional programming language that offers great performance, expressive power, and stability by design. It gives you built-in concurrency and the predictable precision of immutable and persistent data structures. And it's really, really fast. The instant you see long blocks of Java or Ruby dissolve into a few lines of Clojure, you'll know why the authors of this book call it a "joyful language." It's no wonder that enterprises like Staples are betting their infrastructure on Clojure. About the Book The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition is a deep account of the Clojure language. Fully updated for Clojure 1.6, this new edition goes beyond the syntax to show you how to write fluent Clojure code. You'll learn functional and declarative approaches to programming and will master techniques that make Clojure elegant and efficient. The book shows you how to solve hard problems related to concurrency, interoperability, and performance, and how great it can be to think in the Clojure way. Appropriate for readers with some experience using Clojure or common Lisp. What's Inside Build web apps using ClojureScript Master functional programming techniques Simplify concurrency Covers Clojure 1.6 About the Authors Michael Fogus and Chris Houser are contributors to the Clojure and ClojureScript programming languages and the authors of various Clojure libraries and language features. Table of Contents PART 1 FOUNDATIONS Clojure philosophy Drinking from the Clojure fire hose Dipping your toes in the pool PART 2 DATA TYPES On scalars Collection types PART 3 FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMMING Being lazy and set in your ways Functional programming PART 4 LARGE-SCALE DESIGN Macros Combining data and code Mutation and concurrency Parallelism PART 5 HOST SYMBIOSIS Java.next Why ClojureScript? PART 6 TANGENTIAL CONSIDERATIONS Data-oriented programming Performance Thinking programs Clojure changes the way you think

Algorithm Design

Algorithm Design
Author: Michael T. Goodrich,Roberto Tamassia
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 708
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9780471427568
ISBN 13: 047142756X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithm Design Book Review:

Michael Goodrich and Roberto Tamassia, authors of the successful, Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, 2/e, have written Algorithm Engineering, a text designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the design, implementation and analysis of computer algorithms and data structures from a modern perspective. This book offers theoretical analysis techniques as well as algorithmic design patterns and experimental methods for the engineering of algorithms. Market: Computer Scientists; Programmers.

Introduction To Algorithms

Introduction To Algorithms
Author: Thomas H.. Cormen,Thomas H Cormen,Charles E Leiserson,Ronald L Rivest,Clifford Stein
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 1180
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780262032933
ISBN 13: 0262032937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction To Algorithms Book Review:

The first edition won the award for Best 1990 Professional and Scholarly Book in Computer Science and Data Processing by the Association of American Publishers. There are books on algorithms that are rigorous but incomplete and others that cover masses of material but lack rigor. Introduction to Algorithms combines rigor and comprehensiveness. The book covers a broad range of algorithms in depth, yet makes their design and analysis accessible to all levels of readers. Each chapter is relatively self-contained and can be used as a unit of study. The algorithms are described in English and in a pseudocode designed to be readable by anyone who has done a little programming. The explanations have been kept elementary without sacrificing depth of coverage or mathematical rigor. The first edition became the standard reference for professionals and a widely used text in universities worldwide. The second edition features new chapters on the role of algorithms, probabilistic analysis and randomized algorithms, and linear programming, as well as extensive revisions to virtually every section of the book. In a subtle but important change, loop invariants are introduced early and used throughout the text to prove algorithm correctness. Without changing the mathematical and analytic focus, the authors have moved much of the mathematical foundations material from Part I to an appendix and have included additional motivational material at the beginning.

Algorithms

Algorithms
Author: Robert Sedgewick,Kevin Wayne
Publsiher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Total Pages: 955
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 032157351X
ISBN 13: 9780321573513
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithms Book Review:

Essential Information about Algorithms and Data Structures A Classic Reference The latest version of Sedgewick, s best-selling series, reflecting an indispensable body of knowledge developed over the past several decades. Broad Coverage Full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing, including fifty algorithms every programmer should know. See

Deep Learning

Deep Learning
Author: Ian Goodfellow,Yoshua Bengio,Aaron Courville
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2016-11-10
ISBN 10: 0262337371
ISBN 13: 9780262337373
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Deep Learning Book Review:

An introduction to a broad range of topics in deep learning, covering mathematical and conceptual background, deep learning techniques used in industry, and research perspectives. “Written by three experts in the field, Deep Learning is the only comprehensive book on the subject.” —Elon Musk, cochair of OpenAI; cofounder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Deep learning is a form of machine learning that enables computers to learn from experience and understand the world in terms of a hierarchy of concepts. Because the computer gathers knowledge from experience, there is no need for a human computer operator to formally specify all the knowledge that the computer needs. The hierarchy of concepts allows the computer to learn complicated concepts by building them out of simpler ones; a graph of these hierarchies would be many layers deep. This book introduces a broad range of topics in deep learning. The text offers mathematical and conceptual background, covering relevant concepts in linear algebra, probability theory and information theory, numerical computation, and machine learning. It describes deep learning techniques used by practitioners in industry, including deep feedforward networks, regularization, optimization algorithms, convolutional networks, sequence modeling, and practical methodology; and it surveys such applications as natural language processing, speech recognition, computer vision, online recommendation systems, bioinformatics, and videogames. Finally, the book offers research perspectives, covering such theoretical topics as linear factor models, autoencoders, representation learning, structured probabilistic models, Monte Carlo methods, the partition function, approximate inference, and deep generative models. Deep Learning can be used by undergraduate or graduate students planning careers in either industry or research, and by software engineers who want to begin using deep learning in their products or platforms. A website offers supplementary material for both readers and instructors.