One of the most common tasks performed by data scientists and data analysts are prediction and machine learning. This course will cover the basic components of building and applying prediction functions with an emphasis on practical applications. The course will provide basic grounding in concepts such as training and tests sets, overfitting, and error rates. The course will also introduce a range of model based and algorithmic machine learning methods including regression, classification trees, Naive Bayes, and random forests. The course will cover the complete process of building prediction functions including data collection, feature creation, algorithms, and evaluation.
About this Course
What you will learn
Use the basic components of building and applying prediction functions
Understand concepts such as training and tests sets, overfitting, and error rates
Describe machine learning methods such as regression or classification trees
Explain the complete process of building prediction functions
Skills you will gain
- Random Forest
- Machine Learning (ML) Algorithms
- Machine Learning
- R Programming
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Week 1: Prediction, Errors, and Cross Validation
Week 2: The Caret Package
Week 3: Predicting with trees, Random Forests, & Model Based Predictions
Week 4: Regularized Regression and Combining Predictors
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PRACTICAL MACHINE LEARNING
excellent course. Be prepared to learn a lot if you work hard and don't give up if you think it is hard, just continue thinking, and interact with other students and tutors + Google and Stackoverflow!
A great course that really helps demystify what machine learning is and how anyone can use it to build prediction models and start to answer tough questions using data.
The practical machine learning course is a booster for the data science aspirant.The concept taught by the Prof Jeff Leek is easily understandable. Thank you so much Sir.
This is a well thought about course which focuses on familiarizing the learner on the concepts of Machine Learning and develops a love in the learner towards predictive modeling. Thank you
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