Lecture 1: Introduction to Machine Learning

Applied Machine Learning

Volodymyr Kuleshov
Cornell Tech

Welcome to Applied Machine Learning!

Machine learning is one of today's most exciting emerging technologies.

In this course, you will learn what machine learning is, what are the most important techniques in machine learning, and how to apply them to solve problems in the real world.

Part 1: What is Machine Learning?

We hear a lot about machine learning (or ML for short) in the news.

But what is it, really?

ML in Everyday Life: Search Engines

You use machine learninng every day when you run a search engine query.

ML in Everyday Life: Personal Assitants

Machine learning also powers the speech recognition, question answering and other intelligent capabilities of smartphone assistants like Apple Siri.