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

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
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
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R (Springer Texts in Statistics)

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Wait List
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Thursday 6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
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
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 16, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu Apr 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu May 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu May 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu May 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu May 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu Jun 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Computer Lab
Thu Jun 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
374815
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 28, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 26, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R (Springer Texts in Statistics)

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

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
374816
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: July 1, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 08, 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 Jun 25, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jul 2, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jul 9, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jul 16, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jul 23, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Jul 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Aug 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Aug 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Aug 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Aug 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
374949
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 4, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 02, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
An Introduction to Statistical Learning: with Applications in R (Springer Texts in Statistics)

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

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
374950
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 7, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 14, 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 Oct 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Oct 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Oct 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Oct 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Oct 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Nov 5, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Nov 12, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Nov 19, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Nov 26, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Dec 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06
Computer Lab
Thu Dec 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B06

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