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edX Principles of Machine Learning: R Edition

Microsoft via edX

  • Overview
  1. edX
    Platform:
    edX
    Provider:
    Microsoft
    Length:
    6 weeks
    Effort:
    6 to 8 hours per week
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Part of:
    Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science
    Overview
    This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science.

    Machine learning uses computers to run predictive models that learn from existing data in order to forecast future behaviors, outcomes, and trends.

    In this data science course, you will be given clear explanations of machine learning theory combined with practical scenarios and hands-on experience building, validating, and deploying machine learning models. You will learn how to build and derive insights from these models using R, and Azure Notebooks.

    edX offers financial assistance for learners who want to earn Verified Certificates but who may not be able to pay the fee. To apply for financial assistance, enroll in the course, then follow this link to complete an application for assistance.

    What You Will Learn
    After completing this course, you will be familiar with the following concepts and techniques:
    • Data exploration, preparation and cleaning
    • Supervised machine learning techniques
    • Unsupervised machine learning techniques
    • Model performance improvement
    Syllabus
    • Introduction to Machine Learning
    • Exploring Data
    • Data Preparation and Cleaning
    • Getting Started with Supervised Learning
    • Improving Model Performance
    • Machine Learning Algorithms
    • Unsupervised Learning
    Note: This syllabus is preliminary and subject to change.

    Taught by
    Graeme Malcolm, Steve Elston, Cynthia Rudin and Jonathan Sanito

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