Understanding Machine Learning

by David Chappell

Need a short, clear introduction to machine learning? Watch this.

What you'll learn

Hello! My name is David Chappell, and I’m the author of Understanding Machine Learning here at Pluralsight.

Have you ever wondered what machine learning is? That’s what this course is designed to teach you. You’ll explore the open source programming language R, learn about training and testing a model as well as using a model. By the time you’re done, you’ll have a clear understanding of exactly what machine learning is all about.

It’s all ready and waiting for you – jump in whenever you’re ready, and thanks for visiting me here at Pluralsight.

Course FAQ

What is Machine learning?

Machine learning is a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) which has a focus on data and the use of algorithms to mimick how humans learn, gradually improving it's accuracy.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to learn about machine learning and understand the basics of artificial intelligence.

What prerequisites are needed?

No prerequisites are needed to take this course. It is an intro to machine learning course so beginners are welcome!

What will I learn in this machine learning course?

You will learn:
What is Machine Learning
Illustrating the machine learning process
What are the different styles of machine learning algorithms
and many more topics!

What are the 3 types of machine learning?

The three types of machine learning are supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning. It is good to know which type you are using to measure your progress and success accurately.

About the author

David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates in San Francisco, California. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he helps people around the world understand, use, and make better decisions about new technology. David has been the keynote speaker for more than a hundred conferences and events on five continents, and his seminars have been attended by tens of thousands of IT leaders, architects, and developers in forty-five countries. His books have been published in a dozen lang... more

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