Data Science: Machine Learning

MOOC
Data Science: Machine Learning
Language
English
Duration
5 months
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Data Science: Machine Learning
What will you learn?
The basics of machine learning
How to perform cross-validation to avoid overtraining
Several popular machine learning algorithms
How to build a recommendation system
What is regularization and why it is useful?
About the course

Perhaps the most popular data science methodologies come from machine learning. What distinguishes machine learning from other computer guided decision processes is that it builds prediction algorithms using data. Some of the most popular products that use machine learning include the handwriting readers implemented by the postal service, speech recognition, movie recommendation systems, and spam detectors.

In this course,part ofourProfessional Certificate Program in Data Science, you will learn popular machine learning algorithms, principal component analysis, and regularization by building a movie recommendation system.

You will learn about training data, and how to use a set of data to discover potentially predictive relationships. As you build the movie recommendation system, you will learn how to train algorithms using training data so you can predict the outcome for future datasets. You will also learn about overtraining and techniques to avoid it such as cross-validation. All of these skills are fundamental to machine learning.

Program
Data Science: Machine Learning
Build a movie recommendation system and learn the science behind one of the most popular and successful data science techniques.
Lecturers
Rafael Irizarry
Rafael Irizarry
Professor of Biostatistics Harvard University
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