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Henry Wong
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This week, we're delighted to have Peter Harrington helping to answer questions about the new book Machine Learning in Action.

The promotion starts Tuesday, June 12th 2012 and will end on Friday, June 15th 2012.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, Manning Publications Co..

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing, and should be reserved for welcoming the author. Questions posted in this topic are subject to removal.

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Welcome Peter!


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Welcome Peter!!

chris webster
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I am already working my way through this excellent book, so I'd like to add my welcome to the author - and say thanks for such a great introduction to machine learning with Python.

Incidentally, if people are interested in finding out more about the theory behind ML, I just discovered the free online Machine Learning course taught by Andrew Ng of Stanford University (via Coursera). I've signed up for this but missed the start date for the current session. I've heard very good things about this course, and you can check out the course videos via the Preview link on the course website. So far it looks very interesting - as do many of the other courses on the site!


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Vydha Sridevi
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Warm Welcome Peter!
chris webster
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Hello, Peter? Are you there?....
Henry Wong
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chris webster wrote:Hello, Peter? Are you there?....


Unfortunately, due to scheduling conflicts and a very busy workload, Peter will not be able to spend much time on the Ranch. Hopefully, he will be able to stop by later today to say "hi".

Henry
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Apologies. Due to technical difficulties with the book promotion winners picking system, we will be announcing the winners in a day or so.... but don't worry, we will definitely be announcing winners !!

Henry
 
 
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