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Math-free, Parameter-free Gradient Descent in Python

Entitled “Math-free, Parameter-free Gradient Descent in Python”, the full version in PDF format is accessible in the “Free Books and Articles” section, here.  I discuss techniques related to the gradient descent method in 2D. The goal is to find the minima of a target function, called the cost function. The values of the function are computed at […]

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New Interpolation Methods for Data Synthetization and Prediction

Entitled “New Interpolation Methods for Synthetization and Prediction”, the full version in PDF format is accessible in the “Free Books and Articles” section, here. This article is an extract from my book “Synthetic Data and Generative AI”, available here. I describe little-known original interpolation methods with applications to real-life datasets. These simple techniques are easy to implement and can […]

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Synthetizing the Insurance Dataset Using Copulas: Towards Better Synthetization

This article is an extract from my book “Synthetic Data and Generative AI”, available here. In the context of synthetic data generation, I’ve been asked a few times to provide a case study focusing on real-life tabular data used in the finance or health industry. Here we go: this article fills this gap. The purpose is […]

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Military-grade Fast Random Number Generator Based on Quadratic Irrationals

This article is an extract from my book “Synthetic Data and Generative AI”, available here. There are very few serious articles in the literature dealing with digits of irrational numbers to build a pseudo-random number generator (PRNG). It seems that this idea was abandoned long ago due to the computational complexity and the misconception that such […]

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Empirical Optimization with Divergent Fixed Point Algorithm – When All Else Fails

Entitled “Empirical Optimization with Divergent Fixed Point Algorithm – When All Else Fails”, the full version in PDF format is accessible in the “Free Books and Articles” section, here. Also discussed in details with Python code in my book “Synthetic Data”, available here. While the technique discussed here is a last resort solution when all else fails, it is […]

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Course: Synthetic Data and Interpretable Machine Learning

This live course is based on my book “Synthetic Data”, available here. Participants will receive a free copy of this book. The information below provides a brief overview of the course. For enrollment or inquiries, follow this link. Course Description The performance of machine learning algorithms such as classification, clustering, regression, decision trees or neural networks […]

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New Book: Synthetic Data and Generative AI

Synthetic data is used more and more to augment real-life datasets, enriching them and allowing black-box systems to correctly classify observations or predict values that are well outside of training and validation sets. In addition, it helps understand decisions made by obscure systems such as deep neural networks, contributing to the development of explainable AI. […]

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Spectacular Videos: Synthetic Universes, with Star Collision Graph

Entitled “Spectacular Videos: Synthetic Universes, with Star Collision Graph”, the full version in PDF format is accessible in the “Free Books and Articles” section, here. Also discussed in details with Python code in my book “Synthetic Data”, available here. This project started as an attempt to generate simulations for the three-body problem in astronomy: studying the orbits of three […]

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Dynamic Clouds and Landscape Generation: Morphing and Evolutionary Processes

Entitled “Dynamic Clouds and Landscape Generation: Morphing and Evolutionary Processes”, the full version in PDF format is accessible in the “Free Books and Articles” section, here. Also discussed in details with Python code in my book “Synthetic Data”, available here. My previous article focused on map generation in 3D, and also features a fascinating video, see here. In this […]

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12 Machine Learning Books You Should Read in 2023

This complements the list that I posted earlier under the title “Math for Machine Learning: 14 Must-Read Books”, available here. Many of the following books have a free PDF version, their own website and GitHub repository, and usually you can purchase the print version. Some are self-published, with the PDF version regularly updated, and even […]

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