About This Course
Machine learning for data science
In this introductory course, the “Backyard Data Scientist” will guide you through wilderness of Machine Learning for Data Science. Accessible to everyone, this introductory course not only explains Machine Learning, but where it fits in the “techno sphere around us”, why it’s important now, and how it will dramatically change our world today and for days to come.
Machine Learning is a growing field that is used when searching the web, placing ads, credit scoring, stock trading and for many other applications.
This data science course is an introduction to machine learning and algorithms. You will develop a basic understanding of the principles of machine learning and derive practical solutions using predictive analytics. We will also examine why algorithms play an essential role in Big Data analysis.
- A passion to learn, and basic computer skills
- Students should understand basic high-school level mathematics, but Statistics is not required to understand this course.
- Anyone interested in understanding how Machine Learning is used for Data Science.
- Adventurous folks, whom are ready to strap themselves into the exotic world of Data Science and Machine Learning.