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About the Course

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....

Top reviews


Jan 16, 2017

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!


Aug 13, 2020

recommended for all the 21st centuary students who might be intrested to play with data in future or some kind of work related to make predictions systemically must have good knowledge of this course

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By Raj M

Nov 12, 2016

Good content as an introduction to Machine learning!

By Margaret O

Sep 17, 2020

It was challenging but awesome learning expereince

By Dewald O

Feb 24, 2019

great course in R, really covers the fundamentals.

By Yong-Meng G

Jun 19, 2017

Insightful and practical ! One of the best so far.

By Shivanand R K

Jun 21, 2016

Great and Excellent thoughts and course material.

By Martin S

Feb 26, 2016

Very practical tools and also very encouraging!!

By Umair R

Aug 29, 2019

Brian Caffo's courses are, as always brilliant.

By Amarante G

May 31, 2018

This is a excelente course like all the others.

By valeriu p

Dec 31, 2017

Great course. A lot of extremely useful stuff.

By Hariharan D

Sep 20, 2017

Good course content and practical exercises !!

By Dora M

Mar 30, 2019

Really enjoyed this class and learned a lot!

By Bopeng Z

Jul 31, 2017

Good practice. Very practical skills learned


Jun 16, 2017

Really wonderful and very practical course .

By Filipe M d L

Oct 26, 2020

This is an excellent course, very exciting.

By César A

Jul 12, 2020

Great course, a world of possibilities !!!!


Oct 30, 2017

Good Approach......Valuable Course......!!!

By Chinmoy D

Sep 10, 2017

very nice course, and quite informative too

By Amanyiraho R

Jan 28, 2020

The real understanding of Machine learning

By Amy B P

Mar 21, 2020

Gained a lot from this course. Thank you!

By Leihong W

Dec 13, 2017

Very practical course on Machine Learning

By Atul K S

Nov 11, 2017

very good from knowledge point of view .

By Tinguaro B

Oct 15, 2017

Good course about Machine Learning in R.

By Arunkumar M R

Sep 30, 2017

Awesome course. Super effective quizzes.

By Felix A

Sep 20, 2016

Unexpectedly challenging and insightful.

By Sindre F

Aug 1, 2016

A good introduction to machine learning.