Best Machine Learning Computer Science Books
Best machine learning computer science books & related items, according to 42 people,
who made 58 decisions,
between these 26:


Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective1^{st} place, 100% wins (7 of 7 decisions)

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6^{th}Wins (3 to 0) versus:
Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective3 vs 0 Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning 
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8^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective1 vs 0 Loser 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining 
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16^{th}Wins (2 to 0) versus:
Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective2 vs 0 Loser 16^{th}Daphne Koller Probabilistic Graphical Models: Principles and Techniques 
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17^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective1 vs 0 Loser 17^{th}David J. C. Mackay Information Theory

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David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning2^{nd} place, 100% wins (4 of 4 decisions)

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6^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning1 vs 0 Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning 
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8^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning1 vs 0 Loser 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining 
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16^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning1 vs 0 Loser 16^{th}Daphne Koller Probabilistic Graphical Models: Principles and Techniques 
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17^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning1 vs 0 Loser 17^{th}David J. C. Mackay Information Theory

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Dexter C. Kozen Automata and Computability3^{rd} place, 100% wins (2 of 2 decisions)

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15^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 3^{rd}Dexter C. Kozen Automata and Computability1 vs 0 Loser 15^{th}Michael Sipser Introduction To the Theory of Computation 
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19^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 3^{rd}Dexter C. Kozen Automata and Computability1 vs 0 Loser 19^{th}John E. Hopcroft Introduction To Automata Theory

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Daniel Jurafsky Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction To Natural Language Processing4^{th} place, 100% wins (3 of 3 decisions)

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18^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:

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21^{st}Wins (2 to 0) versus:
Winner 4^{th}Daniel Jurafsky Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction To Natural Language Processing2 vs 0 Loser 21^{st}James Allen Natural Language Understanding

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Richard O. Duda , Peter E. Hart , David G. Stork Pattern Classification5^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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6^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 5^{th}Richard O. Duda , Peter E. Hart , David G. Stork Pattern Classification1 vs 0 Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

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Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning6^{th} place, 22% wins (2 of 9 decisions)

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1^{st}Loses (0 to 3) versus:
Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning0 vs 3 Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective 
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2^{nd}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning0 vs 1 Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning 
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5^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning0 vs 1 Winner 5^{th}Richard O. Duda , Peter E. Hart , David G. Stork Pattern Classification 
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7^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning0 vs 1 Winner 7^{th}McGrawHill Machine Learning 
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8^{th}Ties (1 to 1) versus:
Tie 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning1 vs 1 Tie 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining

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McGrawHill Machine Learning7^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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6^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 7^{th}McGrawHill Machine Learning1 vs 0 Loser 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

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Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining8^{th} place, 40% wins (2 of 5 decisions)

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1^{st}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining0 vs 1 Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective 
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2^{nd}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining0 vs 1 Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning 
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6^{th}Ties (1 to 1) versus:
Tie 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining1 vs 1 Tie 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning 
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14^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining1 vs 0 Loser 14^{th}Peter Harrington Machine Learning in Action Paperback

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Manu Konchady Text Mining Application Programming9^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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22^{nd}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 9^{th}Manu Konchady Text Mining Application Programming1 vs 0 Loser 22^{nd}Ronen Feldman The Text Mining Handbook: Advanced Approaches in Analyzing Unstructured Data

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Robert Audi Epistemology: a Contemporary Introduction To the Theory of Knowledge10^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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24^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 10^{th}Robert Audi Epistemology: a Contemporary Introduction To the Theory of Knowledge1 vs 0 Loser 24^{th}Ronald Fagin Reasoning About Knowledge

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Jonathan Schaeffer One Jump Ahead: Computer Perfection At Checkers11^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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20^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 11^{th}Jonathan Schaeffer One Jump Ahead: Computer Perfection At Checkers1 vs 0 Loser 20^{th}David B. Fogel Blondie24

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Ray Kurzweil The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence Paperback12^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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23^{rd}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 12^{th}Ray Kurzweil The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence Paperback1 vs 0 Loser 23^{rd}Ray Kurzweil The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

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Hans Van Ditmarsch Dynamic Epistemic Logic13^{th} place, 100% wins (1 of 1 decisions)

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24^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 13^{th}Hans Van Ditmarsch Dynamic Epistemic Logic1 vs 0 Loser 24^{th}Ronald Fagin Reasoning About Knowledge

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Peter Harrington Machine Learning in Action Paperback14^{th} place, 50% wins (1 of 2 decisions)

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8^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 14^{th}Peter Harrington Machine Learning in Action Paperback0 vs 1 Winner 8^{th}Trevor Hastie The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining 
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25^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 14^{th}Peter Harrington Machine Learning in Action Paperback1 vs 0 Loser 25^{th}Satnam Alag Collective Intelligence in Action Paperback

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Michael Sipser Introduction To the Theory of Computation15^{th} place, 50% wins (1 of 2 decisions)

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3^{rd}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 15^{th}Michael Sipser Introduction To the Theory of Computation0 vs 1 Winner 3^{rd}Dexter C. Kozen Automata and Computability 
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19^{th}Wins (1 to 0) versus:
Winner 15^{th}Michael Sipser Introduction To the Theory of Computation1 vs 0 Loser 19^{th}John E. Hopcroft Introduction To Automata Theory

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Daphne Koller Probabilistic Graphical Models: Principles and Techniques16^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 3 decisions)

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1^{st}Loses (0 to 2) versus:
Loser 16^{th}Daphne Koller Probabilistic Graphical Models: Principles and Techniques0 vs 2 Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective 
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2^{nd}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 16^{th}Daphne Koller Probabilistic Graphical Models: Principles and Techniques0 vs 1 Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning

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David J. C. Mackay Information Theory17^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 2 decisions)

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1^{st}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 17^{th}David J. C. Mackay Information Theory0 vs 1 Winner 1^{st}Kevin P. Murphy Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective 
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2^{nd}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 17^{th}David J. C. Mackay Information Theory0 vs 1 Winner 2^{nd}David Barber Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning

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Christopher D. Manning Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing18^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 1 decisions)

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4^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:

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John E. Hopcroft Introduction To Automata Theory19^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 2 decisions)

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3^{rd}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 19^{th}John E. Hopcroft Introduction To Automata Theory0 vs 1 Winner 3^{rd}Dexter C. Kozen Automata and Computability 
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15^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 19^{th}John E. Hopcroft Introduction To Automata Theory0 vs 1 Winner 15^{th}Michael Sipser Introduction To the Theory of Computation

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David B. Fogel Blondie2420^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 1 decisions)

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11^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 20^{th}David B. Fogel Blondie240 vs 1 Winner 11^{th}Jonathan Schaeffer One Jump Ahead: Computer Perfection At Checkers

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James Allen Natural Language Understanding21^{st} place, 0% wins (0 of 2 decisions)

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4^{th}Loses (0 to 2) versus:
Loser 21^{st}James Allen Natural Language Understanding0 vs 2 Winner 4^{th}Daniel Jurafsky Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction To Natural Language Processing

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Ronen Feldman The Text Mining Handbook: Advanced Approaches in Analyzing Unstructured Data22^{nd} place, 0% wins (0 of 1 decisions)

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9^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 22^{nd}Ronen Feldman The Text Mining Handbook: Advanced Approaches in Analyzing Unstructured Data0 vs 1 Winner 9^{th}Manu Konchady Text Mining Application Programming

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Ray Kurzweil The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology23^{rd} place, 0% wins (0 of 1 decisions)

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12^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 23^{rd}Ray Kurzweil The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology0 vs 1 Winner 12^{th}Ray Kurzweil The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence Paperback

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Ronald Fagin Reasoning About Knowledge24^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 2 decisions)

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10^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 24^{th}Ronald Fagin Reasoning About Knowledge0 vs 1 Winner 10^{th}Robert Audi Epistemology: a Contemporary Introduction To the Theory of Knowledge 
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13^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 24^{th}Ronald Fagin Reasoning About Knowledge0 vs 1 Winner 13^{th}Hans Van Ditmarsch Dynamic Epistemic Logic

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Satnam Alag Collective Intelligence in Action Paperback25^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 1 decisions)

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14^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 25^{th}Satnam Alag Collective Intelligence in Action Paperback0 vs 1 Winner 14^{th}Peter Harrington Machine Learning in Action Paperback

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Christopher M. Bishop Neural Networks For Pattern Recognition26^{th} place, 0% wins (0 of 1 decisions)

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6^{th}Loses (0 to 1) versus:
Loser 26^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Neural Networks For Pattern Recognition0 vs 1 Winner 6^{th}Christopher M. Bishop Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

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