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# %load ../../
%matplotlib inline
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import seaborn as sns
plt.rcParams['axes.grid'] = False

#import numpy as np
#import pandas as pd
#import itertools

import logging
logger = logging.getLogger()

1 Introduction

Example 1: Email Spam

predict whether an email is junk email, or "spam".

classificaton problem.

Example 2: Prostate Cancer

predict the log of PSA from a number of measurements.

regression problem.

Example 3: Handwritten Digit Recognition

classification problem

Example 4: DNA Expression Microarrays

cluster clues.

unsupervised learning problem.