2-Day Python and Machine Learning Bootcamp Series
13

May 13 – May 14
2 Sessions

$375 USD
Cost
$375 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

2-Day Python and Machine Learning Bootcamp Series | May 13

Jonathan Bechtel Photo


Technical Lead, Health Kismet

13

May 13 – May 14
2 Sessions

Online

Anywhere
Online
$375 USD
Cost
$375 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop Series

Machine Learning is perhaps the most powerful force in technology, and Python is perhaps the most popular language for doing it. This 2-day workshop helps students understand, build, and interpret machine learning models using the python ecosystem.

This workshop will introduce you to the most important machine learning concepts in a way that’s clear, accessible, and easy to put into action. With no assumed knowledge of Machine Learning, you’ll understand how to think about and interpret Machine Learning problems, and best practices for using the most popular machine learning techniques in a variety of domains.

It starts with the basics of Python’s major data science libraries (Numpy, Pandas, and SciKit Learn), and builds on these to help you implement state-of-the-art machine learning techniques on your own data.

Some familiarity with the core Python programming language is recommended from Introduction to Python Bootcamp or similar experience.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Schedule

May 13
Thursday, 13 May 11 am – 6 pm EDT Session I: Python-for-Data Basics, Machine Learning Introduction

Morning

  • Introduction to Numpy and Pandas.
  • Popular methods for handling and prepping your data.

Afternoon

  • Introduction to Machine Learning.
  • Regression.

May 14
Friday, 14 May 11 am – 6 pm EDT Session II: Machine Learning Continued, Bringing It All Together

Morning

  • Cross Validation.
  • Regularization.

Afternoon

  • Classification.
  • Putting it all together.

Takeaways

In this workshop you'll learn :

  • How to use Numpy and Pandas to import and organize your data.
  • The different types of machine learning problems, and when to use different methods.
  • Best practices for prepping your data to make it Machine Learning ready.
  • Regression Algorithms, and how to use them to predict continuous data.
  • Classification algorithms, and how to use them to predict binary outcomes.
  • Relative strengths and weaknesses of different Machine learning techniques.
  • Best practices to make sure your models can handle data they haven’t seen before.
  • Advice on future learning paths depending on your desired career goals.
  • Visualize the results of your analysis.

Preparation

Download Anaconda here prior to class.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.

About the Instructor

Jonathan Bechtel Photo

Technical Lead,
Health Kismet

Jonathan is a team leader for Kismet Analytics, a full-stack data consulting company that works with companies to build out bespoke data operating systems and improve their analytical capabilities.

His job responsibilities include architecting project strategies, engaging in code reviews, communicating key outcomes to business stakeholders and using the python computing stack for all things analytics: regression, data cleaning, visualization, building data feeds, model deployment and application development.

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