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What we will cover in the course

A week-by-week overview of the DataCampp course 'Machine Learning for Image Data'
The main topics we will cover during this five-week course are as follows:

Week 1 – introduction to machine learning:
  • Introduction to machine learning for image data
  • Software tools
  • Key machine learning concepts – supervised versus unsupervised learning
  • Common machine learning tasks – e.g. classification and regression
Week 2 – data and features:
  • Types of data and features
  • Extracting features
  • Labelling image data
  • Pre-processing data
Week 3 – common techniques:
  • Clustering – K-means
  • Classification – Decision trees, Naive Bayes
  • Regression – Linear regression
  • Model evaluation, visualisation and selection
Week 4 – tips and tricks:
  • Good training practice – splitting datasets and cross-validation
  • Data augmentation
  • Common challenges – overfitting, dimensionality reduction
Week 5 – Deep learning:
  • What is deep learning?
  • Introduction to neural networks and convolutional neural networks
  • Advantages and disadvantages
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