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About the Course

Case Study - Predicting Housing Prices In our first case study, predicting house prices, you will create models that predict a continuous value (price) from input features (square footage, number of bedrooms and bathrooms,...). This is just one of the many places where regression can be applied. Other applications range from predicting health outcomes in medicine, stock prices in finance, and power usage in high-performance computing, to analyzing which regulators are important for gene expression. In this course, you will explore regularized linear regression models for the task of prediction and feature selection. You will be able to handle very large sets of features and select between models of various complexity. You will also analyze the impact of aspects of your data -- such as outliers -- on your selected models and predictions. To fit these models, you will implement optimization algorithms that scale to large datasets. Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, you will be able to: -Describe the input and output of a regression model. -Compare and contrast bias and variance when modeling data. -Estimate model parameters using optimization algorithms. -Tune parameters with cross validation. -Analyze the performance of the model. -Describe the notion of sparsity and how LASSO leads to sparse solutions. -Deploy methods to select between models. -Exploit the model to form predictions. -Build a regression model to predict prices using a housing dataset. -Implement these techniques in Python....

Top reviews

May 4, 2020

Excellent professor. Fundamentals and math are provided as well. Very good notebooks for the’s just that turicreate library that caused some issues, however the course deserves a 5/5

Mar 16, 2016

I really enjoyed all the concepts and implementations I did along this course....except during the Lasso module. I found this module harder than the others but very interesting as well. Great course!

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By M.sakif m

Jan 8, 2016

Very thorough and challenging class.Highly recommended.

By Vinay V

Jan 28, 2016

This course is so well structured and the is awesome

By Yegwende

Feb 8, 2016

Learn more about linear regression, ridge and so on.

By Mohinish N

Mar 22, 2018

Gives good abstraction of underlying algorithm.

By Rushikesh M N

Nov 19, 2019

Detailed derivation, Loved the way they teach.

By João S

Jan 7, 2016

Nioce course. Compreensive notes and nice (&fu

By Andrew G L

Aug 4, 2017

Great course to get started with regression.

By Rajeev R

Jan 26, 2020

Nice introductory ML concepts to star with.

By Shaurya s

Jan 1, 2016

Excellent course except the last week :)

By mohammed T

Mar 12, 2018

i wish that you have used scikit learn

By Pier L L

Sep 20, 2016

Very good course. I really liked it.

By Aman G

Sep 24, 2018

Don't bug me regarding the review.

By gaozhipeng

Feb 12, 2016

Nice course! Thank you very much ~

By Paul M

Dec 22, 2017

Excellent overview. Great slides

By Michael L

Mar 18, 2017

Far too math, much less practice

By Shashidhar Y

Feb 28, 2019

Good interactive courses.

By Зелинский Н Р

Aug 17, 2017

several errors in exams

By Jeyaprabu

Mar 4, 2016

detailed but slower...

By Gaurav S

Dec 30, 2015

Good and Insightful

By Mehul P

Aug 9, 2017

Nicely explained.

By Sandeep K S

Jan 25, 2016

excellent course

By 吴青

Dec 6, 2017

actually good

By James H

Nov 12, 2016

Great course


Jan 26, 2016

Nice course

By Nigam P

Nov 1, 2020

Great Job!