Introduction to Machine Learning

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In this course, students learn about machine learning. (Image courtesy of yumikrum on Flickr. Used under CC BY.)


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Fall 2020



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This course introduces principles, algorithms, and applications of machine learning from the point of view of modeling and prediction. It includes formulation of learning problems and concepts of representation, over-fitting, and generalization. These concepts are exercised in supervised learning and reinforcement learning, with applications to images and to temporal sequences.

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Leslie Kaelbling, Tomás Lozano-Pérez, Isaac Chuang, and Duane Boning. 6.036 Introduction to Machine Learning. Fall 2020. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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