Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have become an essential part of the toolset for many organizations. When used effectively, these tools provide actionable insights that drive critical decisions and enable organizations to create exciting, new, and innovative products and services. This course shows you how to apply various approaches and algorithms to solve business problems through AI and ML, follow a methodical workflow to develop sound solutions, use open source, off-the-shelf tools to develop, test, and deploy those solutions, and ensure that they protect the privacy of users.
The skills covered in this course converge on three areas—software development, applied math and statistics, and business analysis. Target students for this course may be strong in one or two or these of these areas and looking to round out their skills in the other areas so they can apply artificial intelligence (AI) systems, particularly machine learning models, to business problems. So the target student may be a programmer looking to develop additional skills to apply machine learning algorithms to business problems, or a data analyst who already has strong skills in applying math and statistics to business problems, but is looking to develop technology skills related to machine learning. A typical student in this course should have several years of experience with computing technology, including some aptitude in computer programming.
This course is also designed to assist students in preparing for the CertNexus® Certified Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practitioner (Exam AIP-110) certification.
In this course, you will implement AI techniques in order to solve business problems.
• Specify a general approach to solve a given business problem that uses applied AI and ML.
• Collect and refine a dataset to prepare it for training and testing.
• Train and tune a machine learning model.
• Finalize a machine learning model and present the results to the appropriate audience.
• Build linear regression models.
• Build classification models.
• Build clustering models.
• Build decision trees and random forests.
• Build support-vector machines (SVMs).
• Build artificial neural networks (ANNs).
• Promote data privacy and ethical practices within AI and ML projects.
Lesson 1: Solving Business Problems Using AI and ML
Lesson 2: Collecting and Refining the Dataset
Lesson 3: Setting Up and Training a Model
Lesson 4: Finalizing a Model
Lesson 5: Building Linear Regression Models
Lesson 6: Building Classification Models
Lesson 7: Building Clustering Models
Lesson 8: Building Advanced Models
Lesson 9: Building Support-Vector Machines
Lesson 10: Building Artificial Neural Networks
Lesson 11: Promoting Data Privacy and Ethical Practices
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CertNexus® Certified Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practitioner (Exam AIP-100)