Guillaume Coqueret is associate professor of finance and data science at EMLYON Business School. His recent research revolves around applications of machine learning tools in financial economics. Tony Guida is executive director at RAM Active Investments. He serves as chair of the machineByte think tank and is the author of Big Data and Machine Learning in Quantitative Investment.
This book is the perfect one for any data scientist on financial markets. It is well written, with lots of illustrations, examples, pieces of code, tips on the different statistical package available to perform the various algos. This book requires for sure a strong knowledge in quantitative finance and Machine Learning, so it cannot be put in any hands. But for those who are familiar with quantitative finance, this book can be a reference, as Hull's book is as regards to derivatives products. I liked the good and detailed analysis of the different Machine Learning algos, and the different examples used throughout the book. This book is perfect for assets managers having to run backtests and searching for innovative ways to enhance the return of their portfolios. I spent quite a good time reading this manuscript, and I would recommend it. (Frederic Girod, Union of European Football Associations)