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Can anyone tell me how to switch career from Software Engineer to Machine Learning?

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To switch career from Software Engineer to Machine Learning, you can follow these steps:

Step 1: Understand the basics

Step 2: Learn some Statistics

Suggested topics:

  • Data structures, variables, and summaries
  • Sampling
  • The basic principles of probability
  • Distributions of random variables
  • Inference for numerical and categorical data
  • Linear, multiple and logistic regression


Step 3: Learn Python or R programming for data analysis

Suggested topics:

  • Supported data structures
  • Read, import or export data
  • Data quality analysis
  • Data cleaning and preparation
  • Data manipulation – e.g. sorting, filtering, aggregating and other functions
  • Data visualization


Step 4: Complete an Exploratory Data Analysis Project

Topics to cover:

  • Single variable explorations
  • Pair-wise and multi-variable explorations
  • Visualization, dashboard, and storytelling in Tableau


Step 5: Create unsupervised learning models

Topics to cover:

  • K-means clustering
  • Association rules


If you wish to jump-start your career in Machine Learning, then enroll in this Machine Learning Certification by Intellipaat.


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