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Learners taking this Course are
  • Machine Learning Engineers
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  • Data Scientists
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Data Engineers

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Approx. 11 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction

5 videos (Total 94 min), 3 readings
5 videos
Preview of Questions 1–1022m
Preview of Questions 11–2020m
Methods and Course Concepts15m
Course Logistics27m
3 readings
About Us10m
Suggested Readings and Links10m
Contact us10m
2 hours to complete

What Makes CDMA Work for My Smartphone?

6 videos (Total 99 min), 2 readings
6 videos
Distributed Power Control (DPC)9m
DPC through Optimization16m
DPC as a Game21m
Numerical Example and Summary18m
Resource Allocation18m
2 readings
Homework10m
Homework Solutions10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

How Does Google Sell Ad Spaces?

5 videos (Total 80 min)
5 videos
Auction Definitions10m
Second Price Single Item Auction20m
Generalized Second Price (GSP) Auction and Numerical Example20m
Vickrey–Clarke–Groves (VCG) Auction8m
2 hours to complete

How Does Google Rank Webpages?

5 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings
5 videos
Webgraphs and the H Matrix25m
Handling Dangling Nodes9m
The Google Matrix10m
Numerical Example and PageRank in Practice12m
2 readings
Homework10m
Homework Solutions10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

How Does Netflix Recommend Movies?

5 videos (Total 116 min)
5 videos
The Netflix Prize and Its Challenges23m
The Baseline Predictor31m
Similarity and Neighborhood Predictor16m
Numerical Example and Summary21m
2 hours to complete

When Can I Trust an Average Rating on Amazon?

5 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings
5 videos
Key Factors and Assumptions10m
The Wisdom of Crowds12m
Bayesian Ranking18m
Reverse Engineering Amazon19m
2 readings
Homework10m
Homework Solutions10m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Why Does Wikipedia Even Work?

5 videos (Total 68 min)
5 videos
Bargaining 13m
Voting16m
Arrow's Axioms and Impossibility Result12m
Sen's Axioms and Numerical Examples9m
2 hours to complete

How Do I Viralize a Youtube Video?

5 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings
5 videos
Population Based Models5m
Sequential Decision Making and Information Cascade27m
Correct vs Incorrect Cascades14m
Tipping Models13m
2 readings
Homework10m
Homework Solutions10m
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Instructors

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Mung Chiang

Professor
Electrical Engineering
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Christopher Brinton

Lecturer
Electrical Engineering

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