Simplified Machine Learning

Dr. Pooja Sharma

SKU: 9789355516145



ISBN: 9789355516145
eISBN: 9789355519177
Authors: Dr. Pooja Sharma
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 266
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

"Simplified Machine Learning" is a comprehensive guide that navigates readers through the intricate landscape of Machine Learning, offering a balanced blend of theory, algorithms, and practical applications. 

The first section introduces foundational concepts such as supervised and unsupervised learning, regression, classification, clustering, and feature engineering, providing a solid base in Machine Learning theory. The second section explores algorithms like decision trees, support vector machines, and neural networks, explaining their functions, strengths, and limitations, with a special focus on deep learning, reinforcement learning, and ensemble methods. The book also covers essential topics like model evaluation, hyperparameter tuning, and model interpretability. The final section transitions from theory to practice, equipping readers with hands-on experience in deploying models, building scalable systems, and understanding ethical considerations.

By the end, readers will be able to leverage Machine Learning effectively in their respective fields, armed with practical skills and a strategic approach to problem-solving.


  • A detailed study of mathematical concepts, Machine Learning concepts, and techniques.
  • Discusses methods for evaluating model performances and interpreting results.
  • Explores all types of Machine Learning (supervised, unsupervised, reinforcement, association rule mining, artificial neural network) in detail.
  • Comprises numerous review questions and programming exercises at the end of every chapter.


  • Solid foundation in Machine Learning principles, algorithms, and methodologies.
  • Implementation of Machine Learning models using popular libraries like NumPy, Pandas, PyTorch, or scikit-learn.
  • Knowledge about selecting appropriate models, evaluating their performance, and tuning hyperparameters.
  • Techniques to pre-process and engineer features for Machine Learning models.
  • To frame real-world problems as Machine Learning tasks and apply appropriate techniques to solve them.


This book is designed for a diverse audience interested in Machine Learning, a core branch of Artificial Intelligence. Its intellectual coverage will benefit students, programmers, researchers, educators, AI enthusiasts, software engineers, and data scientists.

1. Introduction to Machine Learning
2. Data Pre-processing
3. Supervised Learning: Regression
4. Supervised Learning: Classification
5. Unsupervised Learning: Clustering
6. Dimensionality Reduction and Feature Selection
7. Association Rule Mining
8. Artificial Neural Network
9. Reinforcement Learning
10. Project
Dr. Pooja Sharma, Assistant Professor, in Computer Science and Engineering has teaching and research experience of more than 17 years. She is a gold medalist in post-graduation and her other academic achievements include a fellowship for a regular PhD from UGC, New Delhi after qualifying UGC NET and JRF, several merit certificates, gold and silver medals in matric, higher secondary, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She was awarded PhD in 2013 on Content-Based Image Retrieval under the supervision of Dr. Chandan Singh from Punjabi University, Patiala. She has several research publications in peer-reviewed International journals of Springer and Elsevier with significant Thomson Reuters impact factors. She is the author of various research book chapters and has published a book on “Programming in Python”. She is the reviewer of various International journals Elsevier, IET (IEEE Computer Society), and Scientific Research and Essays. She has participated in various conferences and workshops. Her areas of specialization include Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Content-Based Image Retrieval, Face Recognition, Pattern Recognition, and Digital Image Processing. She worked and was selected at various eminent Universities and Colleges including Central University. She had been the Head of Department at DAV University for 3 years. Currently, she holds a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IKG Punjab Technical University, Main Campus, Kapurthala.

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