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What is Machine Learning?

Learn more about machine learning and its importance in the society.

This video explains what machine learning (ML) is and provides a high-level introduction to the ML process and the data that can be used in ML. We will take you through an example to build an application that tracks the best flight deals as well as to recommend whether to book a hotel or wait for the price to drop.

After watching this video, students can reflect on their understanding of ML and reflect on the ML process in general.

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