Skill Path

Intermediate Machine Learning

Level up your machine learning skills with tuning methods, advanced models, and dimensionality reduction.

Includes Naive Bayes Classifiers, Support Vector Machines (SVM’s), Hyperparameter Tuning, Boosting and Bagging, and more.

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  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    50 hours
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites

    1 course

About this skill path

This Skill Path is the next step in your Machine Learning Journey. In it, you will leverage tools like Ensemble Methods and Hyperparameter tuning to power up your machine learning models. You will add new tools to your machine learning toolbox, including Naive Bayes Classifiers and Support Vector Machines, and apply LDA to reduce your data’s dimensionality.

Skills you'll gain

  • Tune and boost models
  • Reduce dimensionality with LDA
  • Build Naive Bayes and SVM classifiers


5 units • 7 lessons • 5 projects • 5 quizzes
  • 1

    Welcome to the Intermediate Machine Learning Skill Path!

    Discover what you will learn in Intermediate Machine Learning!

  • 2

    Supervised Learning II: Advanced Regressors and Classifiers

    Learn about supervised learning algorithms like Naive Bayes, Support Vector Machines and Linear Discriminant Analysis.

  • 3

    Regularization and Hyperparameter Tuning

    Learn how to improve and tune machine learning models using regularization and hyperparameter tuning!

  • 4

    Ensemble Methods in Machine Learning

    Learn about ensembling methods in machine learning!

  • 5

    Intermediate Machine Learning: Final Portfolio

    Show off your knowledge of intermediate-level machine learning by developing your final portfolio project on a topic of your choice.

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