Classification Models

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Classification Models

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Classification Models
The course Classification Models is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

The Classification Models course provides students with the foundational knowledge to use classification models to create business insights. You will learn:How classification modeling differs from modeling with numeric data To use binary classification models to make predictions of binary outcomes To use non-binary classification models to make predictions of non-binary outcomes

Course description
  • Classification Models
  • 2 weeks
  • Use data to predict categorical outcomes
  • Throughout this course you’ll also learn the techniques to apply your knowledge in a data analytics program called Alteryx. At the end of the course, you’ll complete a project based on the principles in the course.
  • This course is part of the Business Analyst Nanodegree.
  • Introduction to Classification Modeling
  • Binary Classification Models
  • Non-Binary Classification Models
  • Learn the key terminology used in predictive modeling.
  • Learn the how to choose variables to use in a predictive model.
  • Practice preparing a dataset for modeling.
  • Learn how to use models to predict data with two possible outcomes.
  • Use logistic regression and decision tree models.
  • Learn how to compare models and interpret results.
  • Learn how to use models to predict categorical data with three or more possible outcomes.
  • Learn how to use decision tree, forest, and boosted models.
  • Compare models and interpret results.
  • No programming experience requiredInterested in using data to make better business decisionsAlteryx license (provided to nanodegree students at no cost,compatible with Windows only)
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Predictive analytics has proved to be a powerful tool to help businesses analyze data and predict future outcomes and trends. In this course, you’ll learn how to use classification predictive models to solve business problems such as predicting whether or not a customer will respond to a marketing campaign, the likelihood of default on a loan, or which product a customer will buy. You’ll learn this through improving your fluency in Alteryx, a data analytics tool that enables you prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, but lacks programming experience.

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Classification Models

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Computer Science, Programming

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



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Classification Models

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming