Data Science Companion

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

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1 hour to complete
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Background in data science & core machine learning concepts, such as regression & classification, data processing, & visualizations

  • Ways to integrate multiple tools effectively to solve data science problems

  • Leverage cloud resources from AWS to scale data processing & accelerate machine learning model training

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There are 4 modules in this course

Explore or refresh your knowledge of the core purpose of data science and the two main categories of machine learning models, regression and classification.

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5 videos

Perform core tasks in data processing and visualization, experimenting with different options with the help of interactive, graphical tools, before committing to a solution in code.

What's included

3 videos

Leverage the benefits of combining multiple tools to solve a data science problem.

What's included

2 videos

Scale the processing of large data sets and speed up the training time of machine learning models in MATLAB by using cloud resources available from Amazon Web Services.

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3 videos1 quiz


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