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The field of machine learning has experienced significant growth in the past two decades as new algorithms and techniques have been developed and new research and applications have emerged. This series reflects the latest advances and applications in machine learning and pattern recognition through the publication of a broad range of reference works, textbooks, and handbooks. We are looking for single authored works and edited collections that will:

- Present the latest research and applications in the field, including new mathematical, statistical, and computational methods and techniques
- Provide both introductory and advanced material for students and professionals
- Cover a broad range of topics around learning and inference

The inclusion of concrete examples, applications, and methods is highly encouraged. The scope of the series includes, but is not limited to, titles in the areas of machine learning, pattern recognition, computational intelligence, robotics, computational/statistical learning theory, natural language processing, computer vision, game AI, game theory, neural networks, and computational neuroscience. We are also willing to consider other relevant topics, such as machine learning applied to bioinformatics or cognitive science, which might be proposed by potential contributors.

For more information or to submit a book proposal for the series, please contact Randi Cohen, Publisher, CS and IT ([email protected]) or Elliott Morsia, Editor, CS ([email protected]).

**Craig Friedman, Sven Sandow**

November 25, 2019

Utility-Based Learning from Data provides a pedagogical, self-contained discussion of probability estimation methods via a coherent approach from the viewpoint of a decision maker who acts in an uncertain environment. This approach is motivated by the idea that probabilistic models are usually not...

**Dirk P. Kroese, Zdravko Botev, Thomas Taimre, Radislav Vaisman**

November 22, 2019

"This textbook is a well-rounded, rigorous, and informative work presenting the mathematics behind modern machine learning techniques. It hits all the right notes: the choice of topics is up-to-date and perfect for a course on data science for mathematics students at the advanced undergraduate or...

**A.C. Faul**

August 12, 2019

The emphasis of the book is on the question of Why – only if why an algorithm is successful is understood, can it be properly applied, and the results trusted. Algorithms are often taught side by side without showing the similarities and differences between them. This book addresses the...

**Mark Stamp**

September 07, 2017

Introduction to Machine Learning with Applications in Information Security provides a class-tested introduction to a wide variety of machine learning algorithms, reinforced through realistic applications. The book is accessible and doesn’t prove theorems, or otherwise dwell on mathematical theory....

**Simon Rogers, Mark Girolami**

August 15, 2016

"A First Course in Machine Learning by Simon Rogers and Mark Girolami is the best introductory book for ML currently available. It combines rigor and precision with accessibility, starts from a detailed explanation of the basic foundations of Bayesian analysis in the simplest of settings, and goes...

**Masashi Sugiyama**

March 16, 2015

Reinforcement learning is a mathematical framework for developing computer agents that can learn an optimal behavior by relating generic reward signals with its past actions. With numerous successful applications in business intelligence, plant control, and gaming, the RL framework is ideal for...

**Irina Rish, Genady Grabarnik**

December 01, 2014

Sparse models are particularly useful in scientific applications, such as biomarker discovery in genetic or neuroimaging data, where the interpretability of a predictive model is essential. Sparsity can also dramatically improve the cost efficiency of signal processing. Sparse Modeling: Theory,...

**Xin Liu, Anwitaman Datta, Ee-Peng Lim**

October 29, 2014

Computational Trust Models and Machine Learning provides a detailed introduction to the concept of trust and its application in various computer science areas, including multi-agent systems, online social networks, and communication systems. Identifying trust modeling challenges that cannot be...

**Johan A.K. Suykens, Marco Signoretto, Andreas Argyriou**

October 23, 2014

Regularization, Optimization, Kernels, and Support Vector Machines offers a snapshot of the current state of the art of large-scale machine learning, providing a single multidisciplinary source for the latest research and advances in regularization, sparsity, compressed sensing, convex and...

**Stephen Marsland**

October 08, 2014

A Proven, Hands-On Approach for Students without a Strong Statistical Foundation Since the best-selling first edition was published, there have been several prominent developments in the field of machine learning, including the increasing work on the statistical interpretations of machine learning...

**Pierre Bessiere, Emmanuel Mazer, Juan Manuel Ahuactzin, Kamel Mekhnacha**

December 20, 2013

Probability as an Alternative to Boolean LogicWhile logic is the mathematical foundation of rational reasoning and the fundamental principle of computing, it is restricted to problems where information is both complete and certain. However, many real-world problems, from financial investments to...

**Haiping Lu, Konstantinos N. Plataniotis, Anastasios Venetsanopoulos**

December 11, 2013

Due to advances in sensor, storage, and networking technologies, data is being generated on a daily basis at an ever-increasing pace in a wide range of applications, including cloud computing, mobile Internet, and medical imaging. This large multidimensional data requires more efficient...