Build a predictive model using Azure ML Studio
Demonstrate a working knowledge of setting up experiments on Azure ML Studio
Operationalise machine learning workflows with Azure's drag-and-drop modules
In this project, we will use Azure Machine Learning Studio to build a predictive model without writing a single line of code! Specifically, we will predict flight delays using weather data provided by the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). You will be provided with instructions on how to set up your Azure Machine Learning account with $200 worth of free credit to get started with running your experiments! This course runs on Coursera's hands-on project platform called Rhyme. On Rhyme, you do projects in a hands-on manner in your browser. You will get instant access to pre-configured cloud desktops containing all of the software and data you need for the project. Everything is already set up directly in your internet browser so you can just focus on learning. For this project, you’ll get instant access to a cloud desktop with Python, Jupyter, and scikit-learn pre-installed. Notes: - 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.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Introduction and Setup Instructions
Importing the Data Sets
Scrubbing Missing Values
Eliminating Target Leaks
Conversion to Categorical Features
Preparing Features to be Joined with Weather Data
Preprocessing the Weather Dataset
Joining Both Datasets
Training and Evaluating the Model
What will I get if I purchase a guided project?
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Are guided projects available on desktop and mobile?
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Is financial aid available?
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Can I audit a guided project and watch the video portion for free?
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How much experience do I need to do this guided project?
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Can I complete this guided project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
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What is the learning experience like with guided projects?
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