About this Specialization
For a lot of higher level courses in Machine Learning and Data Science, you find you need to freshen up on the basics in mathematics  stuff you may have studied before in school or university, but which was taught in another context, or not very intuitively, such that you struggle to relate it to how it’s used in Computer Science. This specialization aims to bridge that gap, getting you up to speed in the underlying mathematics, building an intuitive understanding, and relating it to Machine Learning and Data Science. In the first course on Linear Algebra we look at what linear algebra is and how it relates to data. Then we look through what vectors and matrices are and how to work with them. The second course, Multivariate Calculus, builds on this to look at how to optimize fitting functions to get good fits to data. It starts from introductory calculus and then uses the matrices and vectors from the first course to look at data fitting. The third course, Dimensionality Reduction with Principal Component Analysis, uses the mathematics from the first two courses to compress highdimensional data. This course is of intermediate difficulty and will require Python and numpy knowledge. At the end of this specialization you will have gained the prerequisite mathematical knowledge to continue your journey and take more advanced courses in machine learning.
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From  Imperial College London via Coursera 

Hours  76 
Instructors  Marc P. Deisenroth, Marc Peter Deisenroth, David Dye, Samuel J. Cooper, A. Freddie Page 
Language  English 
Subjects  Data Science Programming Mathematics 
Careers
An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd  99th).
Research ScientistMachine Learning $55k
Cloud Architect  Azure / Machine Learning $75k
Watson Machine Learning Engineer $81k
Machine Learning Software Developer $103k
Software Engineer (Machine Learning) $116k
Applied Scientist, Machine Learning $130k
Autonomy and Machine Learning Solutions Architect $131k
Applied Scientist  Machine Learning ... $136k
RESEARCH SCIENTIST (MACHINE LEARNING) $147k
Machine Learning Engineer 2 $161k
Machine Learning Scientist Manager $170k
Machine Learning Scientist, Personalization $213k
Courses in this Specialization
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Mathematics for Machine Learning: Linear Algebra In this course on Linear Algebra we look at what linear algebra is and how it relates to vectors and matrices. Then we look through what vectors and matrices are and how to work... Coursera  Imperial College London
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Mathematics for Machine Learning: Multivariate Calculus This course offers a brief introduction to the multivariate calculus required to build many common machine learning techniques. We start at the very beginning with a refresher on... Coursera  Imperial College London
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Mathematics for Machine Learning: PCA This intermediatelevel course introduces the mathematical foundations to derive Principal Component Analysis (PCA), a fundamental dimensionality reduction technique. We'll cover... Coursera  Imperial College London
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From  Imperial College London via Coursera 

Hours  76 
Instructors  Marc P. Deisenroth, Marc Peter Deisenroth, David Dye, Samuel J. Cooper, A. Freddie Page 
Language  English 
Subjects  Data Science Programming Mathematics 
Careers
An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd  99th).
Research ScientistMachine Learning $55k
Cloud Architect  Azure / Machine Learning $75k
Watson Machine Learning Engineer $81k
Machine Learning Software Developer $103k
Software Engineer (Machine Learning) $116k
Applied Scientist, Machine Learning $130k
Autonomy and Machine Learning Solutions Architect $131k
Applied Scientist  Machine Learning ... $136k
RESEARCH SCIENTIST (MACHINE LEARNING) $147k
Machine Learning Engineer 2 $161k
Machine Learning Scientist Manager $170k
Machine Learning Scientist, Personalization $213k