9780596529321

Programming Collective Intelligence : Building Smart Web 2. 0 Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780596529321

  • ISBN10:

    0596529325

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-08-01
  • Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
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Summary

Want to tap the power behind search rankings, product recommendations, social bookmarking, and online matchmaking? This fascinating book demonstrates how you can build Web 2.0 applications to mine the enormous amount of data created by people on the Internet. With the sophisticated algorithms in this book, you can write smart programs to access interesting datasets from other web sites, collect data from users of your own applications, and analyze and understand the data once you've found it.

Author Biography

Toby Segaran is the author of Programming Collective Intelligence, a very popular O'Reilly title. He was the founder of Incellico, a biotech software company later acquired by Genstruct. He currently holds the title of Data Magnate at Metaweb Technologies and is a frequent speaker at technology conferences.

Table of Contents

Introduction to collective intelligencep. 1
Making recommendationsp. 7
Discovering groupsp. 29
Searching and rankingp. 54
Optimizationp. 86
Document filteringp. 117
Modeling with decision treesp. 142
Building price modelsp. 167
Advanced classification : kernel methods and SVMsp. 197
Finding independent featuresp. 226
Evolving intelligencep. 250
Algorithm summaryp. 277
Third-party librariesp. 309
Mathematical formulasp. 316
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