DAT 280 - Fundamentals of Machine Learning
3 Skills Lab Hours
Prerequisites: DAT 129 and DAT 202
This course provides students with an overview of the basic application of machine learning in data analytics. Students explore and practice with basic applications of machine learning theories and applications in different disciplines. Fundamentals of Machine Learning provides students with hands-on practice of basic machine learning focusing on different algorithms used with data sets.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Articulate uses of machine learning (ML) in different industries.
- Discuss the differences between supervised and unsupervised learning.
- Examine the application of machine learning in interdisciplinary environments.
- Analyze different industry standard frameworks used with machine learning.
- Evaluate performance of various models on data.
- Develop basic projects utilizing machine learning algorithms.
- Machine learning (ML)
- Artificial intelligence (AI)
- Supervised learning
- Unsupervised learning
- Reinforcement learning
- Computer languages and machine learning
- Datasets in machine learning
- Machine learning algorithms and implementation
Instructor approved materials and textbooks, Laptop (not Chromebook) with operating system installed
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 12/14/2020
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
- Technological Competence
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