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Machine learning is a critical technology—and it’s everywhere. You might notice an email being forwarded to spam on its own, or you might receive personalized, local recommendations from Yelp. These examples are powered by machine learning. AI is undoubtedly a key component of our future, so get ahead of the curve with Dataquest.

This skill path is great for those who want to discover advanced machine learning techniques like k-nearest neighbors, decision trees, neural networks and more!

Deepen your knowledge of specific concepts and techniques of machine learning such as:

  • Common problems and model performance evaluation
  • Modern neural networks and their applications
  • Selecting the best algorithm and fine-tuning your model for expert performance

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How Our Machine Learning with Python Skill Path Works

Our hands-on machine learning with Python courses will help you effectively cluster and classify your data, identify patterns, learn how to optimize machine learning algorithms to boost the accuracy, and more. Videos may work for some people, but we find that students retain significantly more knowledge when they learn by doing.

Here’s a quick glance at this skill path:

  • You’ll perform hands-on machine learning using Python and answer practice problems to validate and apply your new skill.
  • Toward the end of the skill path, you’ll complete a guided machine learning project from start to finish to enhance your resume and reinforce your new knowledge.
  • When you complete the courses, you’ll receive a certificate as proof of your hard work that you can share with your professional network.
  • After you receive your certificate, you’ll understand the in-demand skill of machine learning with Python. Additional data science courses are available if you want to add to your knowledge!
  • Engage with the community, get feedback on your project, and keep building.

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