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BUS/FIN 241F — Machine Learning and Data Analysis for Business and Finance

Prerequisites: ECON 184a or ECON 213a and working knowledge of the Python computer language, calculus, basic matrix algebra and Excel.

Offers a general topics course on machine learning tools, and their implementation through Python and Scikit Learn. Students will finish the class with a basic understanding of how to execute predictive analytic algorithms in both cross sectional and time series environments. They will also have a good sense for how to evaluate and test the predictive models. Usually offered every year.
Blake LeBaron