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Binary ClassificationData AnalysisMicrosoft ExcelLinear Regression

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

About This Course

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Introduction to Mastering Data Analysis in Excel6m
2 readings
Specialization Overview10m
Course Overview10m
2 hours to complete

Excel Essentials for Beginners

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 52 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Basic Excel Vocabulary; Intro to Charting7m
Arithmetic in Excel2m
Functions on Individual Cells3m
Functions on a Set of Numbers10m
Functions on Ordered Pairs of Data8m
Sorting Data in Excel5m
Introduction to the Solver Plug-in8m
1 reading
Tips for Success10m
2 practice exercises
Excel Essentials Practice30m
Excel Essentials30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Binary Classification

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Bombers and Seagulls: Confusion Matrix8m
Costs Determine Optimal Threshold4m
Calculating Positive and Negative Predictive Values5m
How to Calculate the Area Under the ROC Curve11m
Binary Classification with More than One Input Variable7m
1 reading
Tips for Success10m
2 practice exercises
Binary Classification (practice)30m
Binary Classification (graded)45m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Information Measures

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Probability and Entropy7m
Entropy of a Guessing Game7m
Dependence and Mutual Information3m
The Monty Hall Problem8m
Learning from One Coin Toss, Part 15m
Learning From One Coin Toss, Part 28m
1 reading
Tips for Success10m
2 practice exercises
Using the Information Gain Calculator Spreadsheet (practice)30m
Information Measures (graded)45m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Linear Regression

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 73 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Introduction to Standardization4m
Standard Normal Probability Distribution in Excel7m
Calculating Probabilities from Z-scores4m
Central Limit Theorem3m
Algebra with Gaussians6m
Markowitz Portfolio Optimization12m
Standardizing x and y Coordinates for Linear Regression6m
Standardization Simplifies Linear Regression9m
Modeling Error in Linear Regression10m
Information Gain from Linear Regression5m
1 reading
Tips for Success10m
3 practice exercises
The Gaussian (practice)30m
Regression Models and PIG (practice)45m
Parametric Models for Regression (graded)45m

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