This is the summary of consumer reviews for Advances in Financial Machine Learning by Dr. Marco Lopez de Prado. The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.60 stars, and the price range is $36.95-$39.95.
Advances in Financial Machine Learning by Dr. Marco Lopez de Prado was touted as a "must read" from statistician and financial professionals alike. The book combines the theories of financial quantitative analysis and the latest technological disruption of artificial intelligence or machine learning. Majority of readers were either academics or working professionals in finance, and majority of readers agreed that Advances in Financial Machine Learning helped solve some of the everyday problems they face with their current algorithms and analysis. The biggest help from the book was taking some of the abstract theories of quantitative analysis and applying them to real world applications. For those looking to utilize machine learning technology, readers agree this book provided great insight in the subtle nuances when writing the algorithms. Many academics highly recommend Advances in Financial Machine Learning as required reading material for students, and just as many fund managers recommend this book as required training material.
The only thing to be aware with this book is the reading level. Individuals well-versed and long studied in finance or artificial intelligence will find great use for this book because their feet are already in the water. If you are someone with little experience in either field, there is a good chance Advances in Financial Machine Learning may go over your head. This book is very technical and assumes the reader has that technical background. Therefore, if you are just dipping your toes in these industries, you may want to start with different material.