Introduction to Machine Learning

author: Isabelle Guyon, Clopinet
published: July 2, 2007,   recorded: July 2007,   views: 14333


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This course covers feature selection fundamentals and applications. The students will first be reminded of the basics of machine learning algorithms and the problem of overfitting avoidance. In the wrapper setting, feature selection will be introduced as a special case of the model selection problem. Methods to derive principled feature selection algorithms will be reviewed as well as heuristic method, which work well in practice. One class will be devoted to feature construction techniques. Finally, a lecture will be devoted to the connections between feature section and causal discovery. The class will be accompanied by several lab sessions. The course will be attractive to students who like playing with data and want to learn practical data analysis techniques. The instructor has ten years of experience with consulting for startup companies in the US in pattern recognition and machine learning. Datasets from a variety of application domains will be made available: handwriting recognition, medical diagnosis, drug discovery, text classification, ecology, marketing.

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Comment6 Parimala R, April 21, 2012 at 9:28 a.m.:

Method Average Maximum

#f Acc #f Acc
original 57 93.03 57 93.15
m1 21 90.70 23 92.50
m2 21 90.41 28 91.00
m3 22 91.13 25 94.26
m4 37 91.76 44 93.41
m5 42 92.72 44 93.70
m6 34 91.77 39 92.50
m7 20 90.13 24 91.13
m8 16 89.43 18 89.75
I have conducted 10 experiments and obtained the above result. What can I conclude? Which method is best?

Comment7 Sinek, February 27, 2013 at 11:49 a.m.:


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Comment8 yaswanth krishna chakka, July 14, 2016 at 10:17 p.m.:

The video is very clear about machine learning. In this video we can learn about major part of machine learning.

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