8 Machine learning
This chapter covers
Solving problems with machine learning algorithms
Grasping a machine learning life cycle, preparing data, and selecting algorithms
Understanding and implementing a linear-regression algorithm for predictions
Understanding and implementing a decision-tree learning algorithm for classification
Gaining intuition about other machine learning algorithms and their usefulness
What is machine learning?
Machine learning can seem like a daunting concept to learn and apply, but with the right framing and understanding of the process and algorithms, it can be interesting and fun.
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