Cervical Cancer Risk Prediction Using Machine Learning

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In this Guided Project, you will:

U​nderstand the theory and intuition behind XGBoost Algorithm

P​reform exploratory data analysis

Develop, train and evaluate XG-Boost classifier model using Scikit-Learn

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this hands-on project, we will build and train an XG-Boost classifier to predict whether a person has a risk of having cervical cancer. Cervical cancer kills about 4,000 women in the U.S. and about 300,000 women worldwide. Data has been obtained from 858 patients and include features such as number of pregnancies, smoking habits, Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), demographics, and historic medical records.

Skills you will develop

Data AnalysisMachine LearningclassificationArtificial Intelligence(AI)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Task #1: Understand the Problem Statement and Business Case

  2. Task #2: Import Libraries and Datasets

  3. Task #3: Perform Exploratory Data Analysis

  4. Task #4: Perform Data Visualization

  5. Task #5: Prepare the data before Model Training

  6. Task #6: Understand the Theory and Intuition Behind XG-Boost

  7. Task #7: Train and Evaluate XG-Boost Algorithm

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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