Feb 07, 2019
The course was highly informative and very well presented. It was very easier to follow. Many complicated concepts were clearly explained. It improved my confidence with respect to programming skills.
Oct 09, 2020
I'm extremely excited with what I have learnt so far. As a newbie in Machine Learning, the exposure gained will serve as the much needed foundation to delve into its application to real life problems.
교육 기관: Miranda C•
Aug 22, 2020
At first this class seemed easy to follow, but that was deceptive. While I learned some theory (and some mathematics) behind the algorithms we were meant to learn, there was far too little emphasis on how and when to run the actual code. Normally the labs are a helpful part of these courses, wherein I have the opportunity to actually learn code. Not so with this course.
When I reached the final project for this class, I had no clue how to do what we were supposed to do, as essentially, it had not been taught within the course. I had to seek out other sources in order to actually learn the material and make a lot of educated guesses about what I was suppose to do. I suspect (or hope) that much of this will become easier when I re-take Statistics and some other maths (not course requirements), but that won't make up for the deficiencies in the course. Lastly, the typos and other grammatical errors are extremely distracting and misleading (i.e. "lables" -- do they mean "tables" or "labels"? Who can say for sure!).
교육 기관: Tom S•
May 13, 2020
Like many of the courses, the instructions are not in a format that supports incremental learning and focuses on the mechanics for performing an activity rather than an explanation for why and the reason we are doing these things.
The objectives and measures of success for the final exercise is not clearly articulated, causing me to guess as to what the evaluator had wanted us to do. The instructions said to solve for the four types of methods, but left it to the student as to if they wished to generate graphics, etc. If the only objective was to generate the Jaccard score, F1 score, and LogLoss (as appropriate) to complete the activities, then it should have been stated. In addition, the examples presented in the course labs did not have us generating the F1 and Jaccard scores for many of the models.
교육 기관: Alexander W•
May 07, 2020
Even for an introductory course most lessons lacked depth. Usually the broad idea of an algorithm is introduced and then an exercise shows a python call to which applies it. However neither are there any theoretical/mathematical insights why the algorithm works, nor does one obtain relevant practical knowledge. E.g. the course fails to even superficially explain the many options and parameters each algorithm has and which are necessary to actually apply it in practice.
What makes it worse is that there is apparently no support and maintenance for this course: There are tons of smaller and some larger mistakes in the lectures as well as the exercises, however reports of those as well as most other questions in the discussion forums remain unanswered.
교육 기관: Reha P•
Jul 19, 2020
This course was definitely informative, but the final assignment grading process was ridiculous. There was way too much ambiguity with the grading criteria. I submitted the same exact assignment twice, the first time I got a 13.5 and the second time I got a 25. This should not be possible. Much like some of the other courses in the IBM Data Science certificate program, I HIGHLY suggest adding an image of what the solution should be instead of leaving it up to people to determine what they think is right or wrong. This turned into an all day process for me and I'm beyond frustrated with the course and relieved I'm done with it.
교육 기관: Ankit K•
Jul 27, 2020
Very deep with less, almost zero explanations. Not at all for beginners. Either, it has been given as an overview or should completely moved to Professional Segment.
As I remember, at the very first starting of this IBM course series, it was quoted that you need not to know much coding, but what I am observing by end of the modules, it requires lots of coding.
There must be specific guidelines what to learn, what to master before attempting, otherwise it just becomes a mere certificate.
교육 기관: Erik D L•
Dec 28, 2019
The videos are good, very clear
The lab exercises when compared to rest of the course is not satisfactory because in lab sessions, the algorithms were not explained and lacks Student excercise. It also lacks clarity around when to use which algorithm
almost every lab uses a distinct code compared to other courses i think it needs more commenting i didn' like the final grade either because is very subjective
교육 기관: Adam S C•
Jun 10, 2019
This course has good aims and covers a lot of ground though explanations given for the materials are often confusing over overly complex for the target audience. There are also spelling errors and formatting errors within some of the course contents, which causes issues - particularly for the final assignment. You'll learn a lot on this course but it's definitely not for beginners.
교육 기관: Vyacheslav I•
Dec 09, 2019
It could have been very good. But again, one more useless course by IBM. Your task is to copy-paste without asking any question why and how. Graded assignment is a joke. Sample result notebook is useless as nothing is explained, proposed models are bad and NOT CORRECT in a first place. Just give your money to IBM and don't ask questions
교육 기관: Yariv Z•
Jun 25, 2020
Very superficial. It teaches at a very high level and doesn't go into details in many cases. There are a lot of open questions and I feel as if I just got a taste. It should be the first course in the certificate as an introduction and then there should be dedicated courses.
교육 기관: Barry y•
Jan 16, 2020
Some codes were added but no explanation even. They were fairly complicated and should be elaborated on.
Instructions were also unclear, sometimes we have no idea what the assignment wants. I find my self googling the concepts instead of trying to learn it in this course.
교육 기관: Vadim S•
Apr 18, 2020
Good presentation videos is a plus.
However, the total lack of teachers/mentors support, crowd comments instead of properly designed final project is a much bigger minus.
Don't recommend to anyone who really wants to develop skills, not get a useless paper certificate.
교육 기관: Christos T•
Mar 15, 2020
There are not enough exercises on the application of Machine Learning in Python. Also the server containing the exercises is always down. A lot of type-o mistakes.
The only good thing was the final exercise which was really interesting
교육 기관: shaurya v s b•
Sep 03, 2020
It was a bad experience learning with this course and long codes were there and they were hard to understand . Also the instructor failed to understand the maths behind machine learning. I don't like the course.
교육 기관: Mark O•
Jan 19, 2020
The peer-graded assignment is a mess - especially if you try resubmitting work. There is no incentive or way for peers to grade assignments after they have done their two reviews. Please work on this IBM.
교육 기관: Michael S•
Jul 12, 2019
course was fine, but the review process was bad organized. following the instructions, the reviewer couldn't see the work of the student. also not ideal, that students score the work of other students...
교육 기관: Jim C•
Jul 15, 2019
This course is not as well put together as some of the other Python/Data science courses I've completed. In particular, the final assignment is not clear, as you can tell from viewing the week 6 forum.
교육 기관: Aravindan N•
Aug 13, 2019
Mathematical basis of the algorithms were explained with less emphasis on coding. The coding part along with the algorithms were also not explained in the lab sessions.Needs improvement.
교육 기관: Chirag G•
Aug 06, 2019
Too basic. Also, its easy to pass this course without much efforts. Should include more assignments that require writing bunch of code. Also, should have different project for people.
교육 기관: Sarkis S•
Feb 17, 2020
Если вы - кухарка, и хотите пойти в датасаенс - вам сюда.
Оценка курса не всегда очевидна, вас оценивают Индусы, которые сами в этом всем особо не понимают.
교육 기관: Daniel K•
Jan 23, 2020
Videos were way too long. They were only about theory and no code was featured. Labs were packed with code without proper explanation. That way of teaching is just not for me.
교육 기관: Patrick F•
Jun 19, 2019
Very basic course (which is OK) with a particularly confusing final project. Wasn't hard because of the coursework, but was hard because of poorly documented process.
교육 기관: Michelle G•
Aug 17, 2020
A lot of mistakes, typos, and misleading concept. I spent more time figuring out the wrong concept than actual learning. Course materials should be accurate!!!
교육 기관: Debra C•
Mar 24, 2019
Found this course to be confusing. With that said, it was not a waste of time since there are some labs that are beneficial in understanding the concept.
교육 기관: eduardo m r•
Apr 07, 2020
The final assignment was completely bizarre, I think there are missing some instructions to guide the student, and the avaliation was completely 0/1.
교육 기관: aa•
Nov 13, 2019
Have to sign up IBM account in order to complete the last (most important) project, which is like doing advertising on purpose.