Machine Learning Using R

COM SCI X 450.4

This course focuses on using the language R for machine learning, which is concerned with algorithms that transform information into actionable intelligence.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Learn how to collect data and explore and prepare the data for the machine learning algorithm
  • Learn how to select the appropriate machine learning algorithm for the data and proposed task
  • Learn how to train a model, and evaluate and improve the model performance

About this course:

This course focuses on machine learning, which is concerned with algorithms that transform information into actionable intelligence. This field is made possible due to the rapid and simultaneous evolution of available data, statistical methods, and computing power. The machine learning language, R, is a cross-platform, zero-cost statistical programming environment which offers a powerful but easy-to-learn set of tools that can assist students with finding data insights. Students learn the origins and practical applications of machine learning, how knowledge is defined and represented by computers, and the basic concepts that differentiate machine learning approaches. Machine learning algorithms can be divided into two main groups: supervised learners that are used to construct predictive models and unsupervised learners that are used to build descriptive models. Students learn the classification, numeric predictor, pattern detection, and clustering algorithms. Students learn to train a model, evaluate its performance, and improve its performance. Algorithm uses are illustrated with real-world cases, such as breast cancer diagnosis, spam filtering, identifying bank loan risk, predicting medical expenses, estimating wine quality, identifying groceries frequently purchased together, and finding teen market segments. Enrollment in the intensive section of this course COM SCI X 450.4 is only open to students who are enrolled in the Data Science Certificate.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Machine Learning Using R.

Prior knowledge in R, COM SCI X 450.1 Introduction to Data Science, or consent of instructor.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
-
371401
Fee:
$995.00
23 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2020
Course Requirements
Machine Learning with R - Second Edition by Brett Lantz
(Optional) R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics (Addison-Wesley Data and Analytics) by Jared Lander
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Thursday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Alfonso Berumen
371402
Fee:
$995.00
26 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 15, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Machine Learning with R - Second Edition by Brett Lantz
(Optional) R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics (Addison-Wesley Data and Analytics) by Jared Lander
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Computer Lab
Thu Jan 9, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Jan 16, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Jan 23, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Jan 30, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Feb 6, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Feb 20, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Feb 27, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Mar 5, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Mar 12, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Thu Mar 19, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
373299
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 5, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2020
Course Requirements
Machine Learning with R - Second Edition by Brett Lantz
(Optional) R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics (Addison-Wesley Data and Analytics) by Jared Lander
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens February 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Alfonso Berumen
373300
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting May 28.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 8, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2020
Course Requirements
Machine Learning with R - Second Edition by Brett Lantz
(Optional) R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics (Addison-Wesley Data and Analytics) by Jared Lander
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 2, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 9, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 16, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 23, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 30, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu May 7, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu May 14, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu May 21, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jun 4, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jun 11, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06

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