Python Programming and Machine Learning 1

Learn Python pro­gram­ming as part of an intro­duc­tion to machine learn­ing (ML) appli­ca­tions. No pre­vi­ous pro­gram­ming expe­ri­ence is required, but learn­ers must have basic com­put­er and high-school alge­bra skills. The main top­ics are: vari­ables, expres­sions, con­di­tion­al exe­cu­tion, iter­a­tion, func­tions, how to edit/​execute/​debug python pro­grams, test­ing, pars­ing, com­pu­ta­tion­al prob­lem solv­ing, and iter­a­tive soft­ware devel­op­ment. Includes hands-on, in-class exer­cis­es, stu­dents must be pre­pared to (in class) write Python pro­grams, indi­vid­u­al­ly or in a group.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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