Skill Path

Learn Machine Learning

Learn the basics of machine learning to train your own models.

Includes Machine Learning, Data Science, Python 3, Machine Learning Models, Scikit-learn, Regression, and more.

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    4 weeks
  • Certificate of completion

    Yes
  • Prerequisites

    3 courses

About this skill path

Machine Learning impacts nearly everything we do, from shopping to healthcare. Whether you want to understand how ML algorithms work in the world around us or train your own models, this Skill Path will get you there. You will learn industry-standard algorithms and libraries while completing real-world projects to practice your skills. Let’s dive into the exciting tools reshaping our world.

Skills you'll gain

  • Prepare data with feature engineering
  • Train supervised and unsupervised models
  • Evaluate model performance

Syllabus

7 units • 12 lessons • 9 projects • 10 quizzes
  • 1

    Welcome!

    Welcome to the Machine Learning Fundamentals Skill Path!

  • 2

    Introduction to Machine learning

    Learn what machine learning is!

  • 3

    Feature Engineering I: Data Transformations

    Learn about feature engineering, data transformations and how to prepare your data before fitting machine learning models!

  • 4

    Supervised Learning I : Regressors, Classifiers and Trees

    Learn about Supervised Learning algorithms like Linear and Logistic Regression, KNN, and Decision Trees

  • 5

    Feature Engineering II : Feature Selection Methods

    Learn about feature selection methods in feature engineering.

  • 6

    Unsupervised Learning Algorithms I

    Learn about Unsupervised Learning algorithms, their implementation and where they’re used.

  • 7

    Machine Learning Fundamentals: Final Portfolio

    Show off your knowledge of ML fundamentals by developing your final portfolio project on a topic of your choice.

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What's included in skill paths

  • Practice Projects

    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
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    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
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