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4. Step 4 – Model Diagnosis and Tuning

Manohar Swamynathan

(1)Bangalore, Karnataka, India

In this chapter you’ll learn about the different pitfalls that one should be aware of and that you will encounter while building machine learning systems. You’ll also learn industry standard-efficient designs practiced to solve them.

Throughout this chapter, we’ll mostly be using a dataset from the UCI repository, “Pima Indian diabetes,” which has 768 records, 8 attributes, 2 classes, 268 (34.9%) positive results for diabetes test, and 500 (65.1%) negative results. All patients were females at least 21 years old of Pima Indian heritage. ...

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