Linear Regression with Python

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create a linear model, and implement gradient descent.

Train the linear model to fit given data using gradient descent.

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
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VideoSplit-screen video
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In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to implement Linear Regression using Python and Numpy. Linear Regression is an important, fundamental concept if you want break into Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Even though popular machine learning frameworks have implementations of linear regression available, it's still a great idea to learn to implement it on your own to understand the mechanics of optimization algorithm, and the training process. Since this is a practical, project-based course, you will need to have a theoretical understanding of linear regression, and gradient descent. We will focus on the practical aspect of implementing linear regression with gradient descent, but not on the theoretical aspect. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Data ScienceDeep LearningMachine LearningPython ProgrammingLinear Regression

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

  1. Introduction

  2. Dataset

  3. Initialize Parameters

  4. Forward Pass

  5. Compute Loss

  6. Backward Pass

  7. Update Parameters

  8. Training Loop

  9. Predictions

  10. Additional Example

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