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Machine Learning Foundations: A Case Study Approach, University of Washington

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Do you have data and wonder what it can tell you? Do you need a deeper understanding of the core ways in which machine learning can improve your business? Do you want to be able to converse with specialists about anything from regression and classification to deep learning and recommender systems? In this course, you will get hands-on experience with machine learning from a series of practical case-studies. At the end of the first course you will have studied how to predict house prices based on house-level features, analyze sentiment from user reviews, retrieve documents of interest, recommend products, and search for images. Through hands-on practice with these use cases, you will be able to apply machine learning methods in a wide range of domains. This first course treats the machine learning method as a black box. Using this abstraction, you will focus on understanding tasks of interest, matching these tasks to machine learning tools, and assessing the quality of the output. In subsequent courses, you will delve into the components of this black box by examining models and algorithms. Together, these pieces form the machine learning pipeline, which you will use in developing intelligent applications. Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, you will be able to: -Identify potential applications of machine learning in practice. -Describe the core differences in analyses enabled by regression, classification, and clustering. -Select the appropriate machine learning task for a potential application. -Apply regression, classification, clustering, retrieval, recommender systems, and deep learning. -Represent your data as features to serve as input to machine learning models. -Assess the model quality in terms of relevant error metrics for each task. -Utilize a dataset to fit a model to analyze new data. -Build an end-to-end application that uses machine learning at its core. -Implement these techniques in Python....


創建者 BL

Oct 17, 2016

Very good overview of ML. The GraphLab api wasn't that bad, and also it was very wise of the instructors to allow the use of other ML packages. Overall i enjoyed it very much and also leaned very much

創建者 DP

Feb 15, 2016

With a funny and welcoming look and feel, this course introduces machine learning through a hands-on approach, that enables the student to properly understand what ML is all about. Very nicely done!


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創建者 Aman Mishra

Dec 18, 2018

I was totally new to the machine learning, but this course helped me to understand what is it? What is the importance of it ? where it can be used and what will be the future of it ? There was also enough exercise work to check our understanding to the topic learnt. I think it will be more interesting if they provide a console for code snippet for the assignment... It was very nice experience with Carlos Guestrin Sir and Emily Fox Ma'am

創建者 Jaime Rodríguez

Dec 17, 2018

Great introduction course. However, getting the notebooks to work with Graphlab is a real pain. The notebook exercises are also mostly make-work rather than real explorations. The explanations and the notebooks themselves are pretty good though

創建者 Abhishek Banshiwala

Dec 16, 2018

Good Machine Learning course for beginners.

創建者 宁莽

Dec 15, 2018


創建者 Md. Rezaul Karim

Dec 14, 2018

Awesome course to get started to ML with Python.

創建者 Krishna Prabhakar Saraswatula

Dec 14, 2018

course is really good with real life examples. Able to correlate well with the concepts

創建者 Jungshen Kao

Dec 12, 2018

Very comprehensive and hand-on fashioned course, recommended!

創建者 Md Rizwan Ansari

Dec 11, 2018

Great Experience

創建者 SaketKr

Dec 09, 2018

It was really good.


Has really nice assignments.

Teaching is really good.


Should've used and open source package. Graphlab is good, I accept, but I wasted like 4-5 hours trying to install it, because some or other errors or dependencies,. I mean some consideration should've been done about an easy smooth method for it, for a beginner like me, it was really frustrating.

創建者 Christopher Manhave

Dec 07, 2018

This was a great course. The instructors were fun and knowledgeable and the assignments were well-written. I loved the flexibility of being allowed to use whatever software I wanted to solve the ML assignments since the quizzes were based on the results of the modeling rather than submitted code. For some assignments I used sklearn and for others I used the software recommended by the instructors (graphlab).