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How to Build an Online Machine Learning App With Python

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Machine learning is rapidly becoming as ubiquitous as data itself. Quite literally wherever there is an abundance of data, machine learning is somehow intertwined. After all, what utility would data have if we were not able to use it to predict something about the future? Luckily there is a plethora of toolkits and frameworks that have made it rather simple to deploy ML in Python. Specifically, Sklearn has done a terrifically effective job at making ML accessible to developers.


Machine Learning Algorithms Cheat Sheet

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Machine learning is a subfield of artificial intelligence (AI) and computer science that focuses on using data and algorithms to mimic the way people learn, progressively improving its accuracy. This way, Machine Learning is one of the most interesting methods in Computer Science these days, and it's being applied behind the scenes in products and services we consume in everyday life. In case you want to know what Machine Learning algorithms are used in different applications, or if you are a developer and you're looking for a method to use for a problem you are trying to solve, keep reading below and use these steps as a guide. Machine Learning can be divided into three different types of learning: Unsupervised Learning, Supervised Learning, and Semi-supervised Learning. Unsupervised learning uses information data that is not labeled, that way the machine should work with no guidance according to patterns, similarities, and differences. On the other hand, supervised learning has a presence of a "teacher", who is in charge of training the machine by labeling the data to work with. Next, the machine receives some examples that allow it to produce a correct outcome.


Using regression techniques to predict a student's grade for a course

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I will be using Keras and TensorFlow to train a deep neural network to predict the grade using 2 hidden layers, mean squared error loss, and an RMSprop optimizer. Let's graph the error and the loss during training and evaluate the model We are getting a 0.69 mean absolute error with this approach. We also need to save the model to deploy it in an API. Since I am using google Colab I can easily save it to google drive. Initialize a random forest with 100 decision trees and train it on the same data.


Supervised Machine Learning: Regression and Classification

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In this beginner-friendly program, you will learn the fundamentals of machine learning and how to use these techniques to build real-world AI applications. This Specialization is taught by Andrew Ng, an AI visionary who has led critical research at Stanford University and groundbreaking work at Google Brain, Baidu, and Landing.AI to advance the AI field. This 3-course Specialization is an updated and expanded version of Andrew's pioneering Machine Learning course, rated 4.9 out of 5 and taken by over 4.8 million learners since it launched in 2012. It provides a broad introduction to modern machine learning, including supervised learning (multiple linear regression, logistic regression, neural networks, and decision trees), unsupervised learning (clustering, dimensionality reduction, recommender systems), and some of the best practices used in Silicon Valley for artificial intelligence and machine learning innovation (evaluating and tuning models, taking a data-centric approach to improving performance, and more.) By the end of this Specialization, you will have mastered key concepts and gained the practical know-how to quickly and powerfully apply machine learning to challenging real-world problems.


Linear Regression: Mathematical Intuition

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Since the start of your data scientist journey, you have been commonly accustomed with this machine learning algorithm. Linear Regression as it is the basic and foremost machine learning algorithm we generally start with while analysing different regression problems. As the word linear says, the linear relationship between input variables(x) with the dependent output variable(y). Basically the linear regression analysis performs the task of predicticting the output variable by modelling or finding relationships between the independent variables(x). And the approach of finding the best ouput is by fitting the predicted line towards the best fit line.


Linear Regression

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As described by each words Linear (arranged in or extending along a straight or nearly straight line) Regression (measure of the relation between variables). Linear Regression attempts to model the relationship between two variables by fitting a linear equation to observed data. One variable is considered to be an explanatory variable, or features, and the other is considered to be a dependent variable, or target. In the field of machine learning Linear Regression is a considered a supervised learning task. A Linear Regression line has an equation of the form Y mX C, where X is the explanatory variable or feature variable and Y is the dependent variable or a target variable.


Estimating Lake Water Volume With Regression and Machine Learning Methods

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The volume of a lake is a crucial component in understanding environmental and hydrologic processes. The State of Minnesota (USA) has tens of thousands of lakes, but only a small fraction has readily available bathymetric information. In this paper we develop and test methods for predicting water volume in the lake-rich region of Central Minnesota. We used three different published regression models for predicting lake volume using available data. The first model utilized lake surface area as the sole independent variable. The second model utilized lake surface area but also included an additional independent variable, the average change in land surface area in a designated buffer area surrounding a lake. The third model also utilized lake surface area but assumed the land surface to be a self-affine surface, thus allowing the surface area-lake volume relationship to be governed by a scale defined by the Hurst coefficient. These models all utilized bathymetric data available for 816 lakes across the region of study. The models explained over 80% of the variation in lake volumes. The sum difference between the total predicted lake volume and known volumes were <2%. We applied these models to predicting lake volumes using available independent variables for over 40,000 lakes within the study region. The total lake volumes for the methods ranged from 1,180,000- and 1,200,000-hectare meters. We also investigated machine learning models for estimating the individual lake volume...


Andrew Ng announces a new ML specialisation on Coursera

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Andrew Ng's DeepLearning.AI, in partnership with Stanford Online, recently announced a new Machine Learning Specialisation course on Coursera. This beginner-friendly program will teach you the fundamentals of machine learning and how to use these techniques to build real-world AI applications. The 3-course program is a new version of Ng's pioneering machine learning course, taken by over 4.8 million learners since 2012. The program provides a broad introduction to modern machine learning, including supervised learning (multiple linear regression, logistic regression, neural networks, and decision trees), unsupervised learning (clustering, dimensionality reduction, recommender systems), and some of the best practices used in Silicon Valley for artificial intelligence and machine learning innovation. The new Machine Learning Specialization by @DeepLearningAI_ & @StanfordOnline is now available on @Coursera!