Machine Learning Using Python

Welcome to the material page for the Machine Leaning section of the Business Analytics workshop on Python.

Setting up Python for the workshop

Instructions for setting up a Python environment. Even though computers will be provided, you are highly encouraged to use your own laptop so that you are able to immediately continue working with these tools upon the conclusion of the workshop. We will provide assistance for the installation in the first day of the workshop, if you require it.

Installing additional Python packages. The workshop will rely on the additional machine learning and data visualisation packages listed here.

Recommended reading

A Few Useful Things to Know About Machine Learning (Pedro Domingos). An overview of the essential lessons from applied machine learning. We will explore these concepts extensively in the workshop.

Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow: Concepts, Tools, and Techniques to Build Intelligent Systems (Aurélien Géron). My recommendation for those who would like to have a book reference for the topics covered in the workshop.

Workshop Resources

Machine Learning Walkthrough.

Download notebook.

Twitter Data.

Stalearning module.