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What is a MEMORYLESS predictive model?
Markov models are a powerful predictive technique used to model stochastic systems using time-series data. They are centered around the fundamental property of "memorylessness", stating that the outcome of a problem depends only on the current state of the system - historical data must be ignored.
This model construction may sound overly simplistic. After all, if you have historical data why not use it to develop more complete and well-informed models? Surely, it would lead to more accurate predictions.
However, when modelling time-series data where previous results are of limited relevance, a memoryless model delivers vast performance advantages. By considering only the present state, algorithms become highly scalable, stable, fast and, above-all-else, extremely versatile. Speech recognition is a perfect example - nearly all of today's speech recognition algorthms are built using Markov Models.
In this book we will explore why a Memoryless predictive model can be so advantageous to the modern tech industry. We will take a look at fundamental mathematics and high-level concepts alike, extending our understanding of the subject beyond the simple Markov Model.
You will learn... Foundations of Markov Models Markov Chains Case Study: Google PageRank Hidden Markov Models Bayesian Networks Inference Tasks
|Media||Books Paperback Book (Book with soft cover and glued back)|
|Released||October 29, 2017|
|Publishers||Createspace Independent Publishing Platf|
|Dimensions||152 × 229 × 6 mm · 167 g|