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Data AnalysisPython ProgrammingMachine LearningExploratory Data Analysis

Learner Career Outcomes

29%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Decision Trees

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 40 min), 15 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Machine Learning and the Bias Variance Trade-Off6m
What Is a Decision Tree?5m
What is the Process of Growing a Decision Tree?4m
Building a Decision Tree with SAS9m
Strengths and Weaknesses of Decision Trees in SAS4m
Building a Decision Tree with Python9m
15 readings
Some Guidance for Learners New to the Specialization10m
SAS or Python - Which to Choose?10m
Getting Started with SAS10m
Getting Started with Python10m
Course Codebooks10m
Course Data Sets10m
Uploading Your Own Data to SAS10m
Data Set for Decision Tree Videos (tree_addhealth.csv)10m
SAS Code: Decision Trees10m
CART Paper - Prevention Science10m
Python Code: Decision Trees10m
Installing Graphviz and pydotplus10m
Getting Set up for Assignments10m
Tumblr Instructions10m
Assignment Example10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Random Forests

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Building a Random Forest with SAS7m
Building a Random Forest with Python6m
Validation and Cross-Validation7m
4 readings
SAS code: Random Forests10m
The HPForest Procedure in SAS10m
Python Code: Random Forests10m
Assignment Example10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Lasso Regression

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 32 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Testing a Lasso Regression with SAS10m
Data Management for Lasso Regression in Python3m
Testing a Lasso Regression Model in Python10m
Lasso Regression Limitations2m
3 readings
SAS Code: Lasso Regression10m
Python Code: Lasso Regression10m
Assignment Example10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

K-Means Cluster Analysis

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 42 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Running a k-Means Cluster Analysis in SAS, pt. 18m
Running a k-Means Cluster Analysis in SAS, pt. 26m
Running a k-Means Cluster Analysis in Python, pt. 18m
Running a k-Means Cluster Analysis in Python, pt. 210m
k-Means Cluster Analysis Limitations2m
3 readings
SAS Code: k-Means Cluster Analysis10m
Python Code: k-Means Cluster Analysis10m
Assignment Example10m

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