What machine learning is and how it is related to statistics and data analysis
How machine learning uses computer algorithms to search for patterns in data
How to use data patterns to make decisions and predictions with real-world examples from healthcare involving genomics and preterm birth
How to uncover hidden themes in large collections of documents using topic modeling
How to prepare data, deal with missing data and create custom data analysis solutions for different industries
Basic and frequently used algorithmic techniques including sorting, searching, greedy algorithms and dynamic programming
Machine Learning is a growing field that is used when searching the web, placing ads, credit scoring, stock trading and for many other applications.
This data science course is an introduction to machine learning and algorithms. You will develop a basic understanding of the principles of machine learning and derive practical solutions using predictive analytics. We will also examine why algorithms play an essential role in Big Data analysis.
High school math
Some exposure to computer programming