Easy to understand and fun to read, this updated edition of Introducing Python is ideal for beginning programmers as well as those new to the language. Author Bill Lubanovic takes you from the basics to more involved and varied topics, mixing tutorials with cookbook-style code recipes to explain concepts in Python 3. End-of-chapter exercises help you practice what you’ve learned. You’ll gain a strong foundation in the language, including best practices for testing, debugging, code reuse, and other development tips. This book also shows you how to use Python for applications in business, science, and the arts, using various Python tools and open source packages.
Deep learning is often viewed as the exclusive domain of math PhDs and big tech companies. But as this hands-on guide demonstrates, programmers comfortable with Python can achieve impressive results in deep learning with little math background, small amounts of data, and minimal code. How? With fastai, the first library to provide a consistent interface to the most frequently used deep learning applications. Authors Jeremy Howard and Sylvain Gugger, the creators of fastai, show you how to train a model on a wide range of tasks using fastai and PyTorch. You’ll also dive progressively further into deep learning theory to gain a complete understanding of the algorithms behind the scenes. Train models in computer vision, natural language processing, tabular data, and collaborative filtering Learn the latest deep learning techniques that matter most in practice Improve accuracy, speed, and reliability by understanding how deep learning models work Discover how to turn your models into web applications Implement deep learning algorithms from scratch Consider the ethical implications of your work Gain insight from the foreword by PyTorch cofounder, Soumith Chintala
Rusty is a quiet, imaginative and sensitive boy who lives with his grandparents in pre-Independence Dehra Dun. Though he is not the adventurous himself, the strangest and most extraordinary things keep happening around him. The house in Dehra is full of strange creatures. Rusty has to deal with everything from his grandfather’s pet python to the ever-inventive Uncle Ken. Visiting his father in wartime Java, Rusty narrowly escapes enemy bombardment, and survives a plane crash in the Arabian Sea. Back in India, he spends his time encountering a ghost in the garden and recreating his grandmother’s youthful days from an old photograph. Then, something totally unexpected happens and Rusty is forced to leave Dehra, his future uncertain ... This volume of Rusty stories, the first in a series, traces Rusty’s development from early childhood to his early teens and is a riveting read for younger and older children alike.
Perfect Composite Mathematics series is based on the syllabus developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi. Subject matter is produced in such a way that it relates to the environment and focuses on the development and the understanding, thinking and reasoning skills of the students. All books of the series are activity based. Salient Features of this book: • The book covers the entire prescribed syllabus. • Questions in the form of quizzes, puzzles and cross numbers have been given to avoid stereotype questions. • Some Value Based (Life Skills) questions have been given. • Challenging problems under the heading Challenges are also there.
Recommended for primary and middle school students, Universal Science is a series of eight books that adheres to the National Curriculum Framework (2005). The books have been designed in accordance with the latest guidelines laid down by the National Council of Educational Research and Training. The series is based on extensive feedback received from teachers and education consultants experienced in teaching and interacting with students in this age group. All the books present concepts and provide exercises with the view to nurturing scientific temperament in young learners. The well-structured chapters, interspersed with interesting information and questions make learning almost effortless. Together with the activities that instill the spirit of experimentation, the detailed coverage of topics and the variety of exercises lend the textbooks the right balance between the theoretical and practical aspects of Science.
This New Edition Designed For Greater Visual Appeal And Ease Of Use Offers The Student More Opportunities To Gain The Twin Power Of Grammar And Words. While It Calls On The Experience Of Its Use For Over 30 Years, It Has New Special Features Such As Function-Based Exercises, Listening Tasks Etc. Support Work And Dictionary Reference, Pronunciation And Spelling Have Been Strengthened.The Choice Of Texts - Old And New - Has, As Before, Received Considerable Attention. The New Gul Mohar Is A Comprehensive Package, Which Preserves And Fortifies The Tried And Tested Features Of The Original Gul Mohar Approach.