Machine Learning for Kyphosis Disease Classification

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Understand the theory and intuition behind decision trees and random forest classifier models

Build, train and test a decision tree and random forest classifier models in Sklearn

Perform data cleaning, feature engineering and visualization

2 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

The objective of this project is to predict whether a patient has kyphosis or not, based on given features and diagnostic measurements such as age and number of vertebrae. Kyphosis is an abnormally excessive convex curvature of the spine. This guided project is practical and directly applicable to the healthcare industry. You can add this project to your portfolio of projects which is essential for your next job interview.

Skills you will develop

  • Data Science

  • Python Programming

  • Machine Learning

  • Statistical Classification

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. Understand the Problem Statement and Business Case

  2. Import Libraries and Datasets

  3. Practice Opportunity #1 [Optional]

  4. Perform Data Visualization

  5. Practice Opportunity #2 [Optional]

  6. Create Training and Testing Datasets

  7. Train a Logistic Regression Classifier Model

  8. Evaluate Trained Model Performance

  9. Understand the theory of Decision Trees and Random Forest

  10. Improve the Model

  11. Practice Opportunity #3 [Optional]

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

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

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