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Algorithms, Modeling Methods, Verification & Validation

A required course in the Predictive Analytics Certificate Program.

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Course Description

Learn how to use the basics of predictive analytics and modeling data to determine which algorithms to use. Understand the similarities and differences and which options affect the models most. Discover how to verify and validate your model. Topics covered include predictive analytics algorithms for supervised learning, including decision trees, linear and logistic regression, neural networks, k-nearest neighbor, support vector machines, and model ensembles. Gain a deeper understanding of how algorithms work qualitatively by reviewing best practices and the influence of various options on predictive models.

Prerequisites: I&C SCI X425.61 Introduction to Predictive Analytics and I&C SCI X425.63 Effective Data Preparation. See enrollment confirmation for login information.

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  • Details
  • $795
  • June 25, 2018 to August 12, 2018
  • Location: Online
  • Reg#: 00099
  • ID/Units: I&C SCI X425.64  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Summer 2018


William J. Henry, M.S., is a scientific programmer at the Navy Research Laboratory in Monterey where he regularly develops data based applications in Python. Previously, at EarthRisk Technologies, he led the development of a neural network ensemble temperature forecast model.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START06/25/2018Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END08/12/2018Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---