ISBN-10:
0387848576
ISBN-13:
9780387848570
Pub. Date:
04/21/2017
Publisher:
Springer New York
The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction / Edition 2

The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction / Edition 2

Current price is , Original price is $89.95. You

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Please check back later for updated availability.

Overview

This book describes the important ideas in a variety of fields such as medicine, biology, finance, and marketingin a common conceptual framework. While the approach is statistical, the emphasis is on concepts rather than mathematics. Many examples are given, with a liberal use of colour graphics. It isa valuable resource for statisticians and anyone interested in data mining in science or industry. The book's coverage is broad, from supervised learning (prediction) to unsupervised learning. The many topics include neural networks, support vector machines, classification trees and boosting---the first comprehensive treatment of this topic in any book.

This major new edition features many topics not covered in the original, including graphical models, random forests, ensemble methods, least angle regression & path algorithms for the lasso, non-negative matrix factorisation, and spectral clustering. There is also a chapter on methods for "wide'' data (p bigger than n), including multiple testing and false discovery rates.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387848570
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 04/21/2017
Series: Springer Series in Statistics
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2009, Corr. 9th printing 2017
Pages: 745
Sales rank: 92,478
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, and Jerome Friedman are professors of statistics at Stanford University. They are prominent researchers in this area: Hastie and Tibshirani developed generalized additive models and wrote a popular book of that title. Hastie co-developed much of the statistical modeling software and environment in R/S-PLUS and invented principal curves and surfaces. Tibshirani proposed the lasso and is co-author of the very successful An Introduction to the Bootstrap. Friedman is the co-inventor of many data-mining tools including CART, MARS, projection pursuit and gradient boosting.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Overview of supervised learning.- Linear methods for regression.- Linear methods for classification.- Basis expansions and regularization.- Kernel smoothing methods.- Model assessment and selection.- Model inference and averaging.- Additive models, trees, and related methods.- Boosting and additive trees.- Neural networks.- Support vector machines and flexible discriminants.- Prototype methods and nearest-neighbors.- Unsupervised learning.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago