[Student DataFest 2018] Skilltest - Ensemble Learning

Online 07-07-2018 08:00 PM to 07-07-2018 11:00 PM
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  • 150 Points for AV Leaderboard


The topic which you should probably know about when you want to become a data science practitioner is ensemble learning - which essentially is a powerful way to improve the performance of your predictive models.

This week's skilltest focuses on the intuition behind doing ensembling, and basic concepts and ideas of ensemble learning.

The topics covered in the skilltest are the following:

  • Basics of Ensembling
  • Commonly used Ensemble learning techniques
    • Bagging models
    • Boosting models

You can avail a maximum of 150 AV points.

This is the last week of your learning, but this doesn't mean that you have to stop there. There is so much more out there that is just waiting to get explored by people like you. This week's skill-test specifically focuses on the advanced concept that was covered in the week, aka ensemble learning

The skilltest is based on the course 'Introduction to Data Science' in regards to Student DataFest 2018. Please go through the course before attempting the skilltests, as you will not be able to retake the skilltest once started"


  • The questions are MCQ types. Each question carries equal marks.
  • There is no negative marking for any wrong answer.
  • There is only one option correct for each question.


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