Learn the Basics of Machine Learning
Learn the basics of Machine Learning in this introductory course.
Time to completeApprox. 20 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
Prerequisites1 courseWe suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn the Basics of Machine Learning:
- Learn Python 2
About this course
Machine learning, the field of computer science that gives computer systems the ability to learn from data, is one of the hottest topics in computer science.
Machine learning is transforming the world: from spam filtering in social networks to computer vision for self-driving cars, the potential applications of machine learning are vast.
Syllabus13 lessons • 8 projects • 9 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Honey ProductionFit a line to data about the honeybee population decline in the United States.
Breast Cancer ClassifierClassify tumors as either malignant or benign using K-Nearest Neighbors.
Predict Titanic SurvivalIn this project you will use a Logistic Regression model to predict whether or not a passenger survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
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Frequently asked questions about the Basics of Machine Learning
Machine learning combines computer science, artificial intelligence, and statistics to quickly process large volumes of data and teach systems how to recognize patterns in data sets. It has a wide range of applications, from guiding decision-making to building chatbots and self-driving cars.