Sep 08, 2018
A career changer course, thanks the hand-ons which is second to none, i have gained experience which on other online course can produce, thanks to IBM for this course which timely and excellent.
May 14, 2020
Good one! I liked the wavelet transform part. It was nice to visualize everything. However coding assignments are easy, almost all the codes are written, please insert some more coding part.
교육 기관: Onteddu R K R•
May 03, 2020
assignments should be more challenging
교육 기관: Mattia S•
May 22, 2020
I honestly expected so much better from IBM.
The idea of the course is great, it covers interesting topics about distributed machine learning, how to perform it with huge amount of data and how to solve scalability problems.
The idea is great, but it's really poorly executed. The course lacks of a real structure, connection between lessons and real explanations. The only lesson well structured and well organized are the ones held by Prof. Nicolay Manchev, they're clear, well structured and splitted into theory + practice.
The lesson about SystemMl are held by another professor (not mentioned in the instructor list) and they're almost impossible to understand, and i'm not talking about the content itself (which is still pretty poorly explained) but the pronunciation, it's really really hard to understand what he's saying.
Another real problem about this course is that seems more "marketing" focused that "learning" focused. Having followed also the previous course of the specialization, you can clearly tell that some explanation are more marketing than a real explanation. I understand the point of view of IBM, it's a company, they're interested in making money and marketing, and there's nothing wrong with it. But if a student finds himself annoyed because of this, it starts to be a problem. I don't care about your amazing offers ecc... i want to learn how to use and when to use those tool. Eventually i'll start using on my own your platform, i don't need constant remainders about how beautiful it is.
Last thing last, right now seems that IBM decided to completely remove the free basic plan on their platform (happened just today, and i had some problems finishing my last programming assignment). Doing so, they literally removed the possibility to test and learn on their platform, since you're limited by the monthly credits they give you.
This is pretty funny because the goal of the course (beside teching to students) is to promote IBM and their platform, and after this course and the removal of the free envirorment from Watson studio, i completely moved to Google and Kaggle, pretty ironic.
교육 기관: Xavier U•
May 04, 2020
I was initially excited about pyspark and SystemML but It's a very gentle introduction.
The assignements were way too simple machine learning wise. On one of them you just had to call the classifier. One word + (). Really?!
On the positive side, PCA, FFT and Wavelets were very well explained.
교육 기관: Dmitry S•
Mar 10, 2020
Quite an unbalanced course. Some material is very primitive, other is quite complex compared to the rest. Lab assignments could have been more elaborate. Even though I learned quite a bit, my expectations were higher for an advanced course offered by IBM
교육 기관: Sheen D•
Sep 01, 2019
Seriously, the guest instructor was not clear at explaining anything. I have no idea what he's saying... even while reading subtitles, it says inaudible... from time to time.
교육 기관: Jukka A•
Feb 16, 2019
Course was hard to complete due to the version problems. Instructors should update material so that the course can be done with newest versions of programs.
교육 기관: Armen M•
Jan 04, 2020
Terrible, I am so sorry. Some parts of code I can't run in my IBM watson studio because there are not exist python 2 ,
교육 기관: Andrea P•
May 17, 2020
I haven't got any time for doing the course, as I joined the course 1 week ago.
교육 기관: Hossein A•
Jun 23, 2020
good materials with not very good instructors and very easy assignments
교육 기관: Serdar M•
Mar 22, 2019
second star is just because I was able to finish the course
교육 기관: Tushant T•
Sep 21, 2019
교육 기관: Johannes C•
May 28, 2020
They force students to use the IBM Watson environment and then they cancelled the free environment; this course is just a means to force students to use Watson studio, which as far as I can tell isn't any better than Google Dataproc and Google gives people a free trial version. In fact, I think that with apache Beam and Google Dataflow, Google is the system of the future and Watson is basically a lift and shift operation where the cloud mimics the old Hadoop system.
교육 기관: Felipe M M•
Sep 19, 2019
Videos are old. It feels like he had a bunch of material and put them together to create this course. For example: There are assignments that they give you the answer because the questions are not supposed to be there. He doesnt teach, instead, he reads a script. The assignments are not challenging and you dont feel like you learned. Horrible and painful.
교육 기관: Muhammad E•
May 08, 2019
Instructor english is very bad and the content is not clear especially the systemML section.
I am still studying the course but I fairly understand the instructor english even the subtitle has too many misspelling.
교육 기관: Goce Z•
May 21, 2020
not enough labs. just watching the instructors type
교육 기관: AJAY K•
Jun 16, 2020
교육 기관: Siarhei V•
Apr 24, 2020
Should be revised
교육 기관: José E H S•
Jan 14, 2019