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This presentation will cover all aspects of modeling, from preparing data, training and evaluating the results. There will be descriptions of the mainline ML methods including, neural nets, SVM, boosting, bagging, trees, forests, and deep learning. common problems of overfitting and dimensionality will be covered with discussion of modeling best practices. Other topics will include field standardization, encoding categorical variables, feature creation and selection. It will be a soup-to-nuts overview of all the necessary procedures for building state-of-the art predictive models.