Data Analysis · Level 3

3.2 Case Study: Topping the Charts with Spotify

This is the Case Study for Predicting with Probability. In it, you will use Spotify data and probability distributions to recommend songs listeners will love and spot the next song to hit the Top 100.

Spotify's Top 100

Matching a Single Feature

Matching Multiple Features

Recommender First Steps

Using Conditional Probability

Using the Law of Total Probability

Boosting Performance

Course description

Use Spotify data and probability distributions to build a recommendation engine filled with songs listeners will love. Then use this data to pinpoint which features will help an artist break into the Top 100.

Topics covered

  • Probability as counting
  • Probability Mass Functions (PMF)
  • Cumulative Distribution Functions (CDF)
  • Conditional Probability
  • Joint Probability
  • The Law of Total Probability
  • Bayes’ Theorem, Normalization

Prerequisites and next steps

Highly recommended to take after completing Predicting with Probability.

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Data Analysis · Level 4

4.1 Building Regression Models

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