What is the license associated with the lab files?

Going through some of the labs, I’ve founded many of the pre-written functions to be really useful. A couple that stand out to me are the lin_model and plt_optimal_degree functions used in Week 3’s final lab.

While these would be relatively easy to recreate, I wouldn’t want to run foul of any copyright laws since there’s no license with these files. Is there any chance that some of these could be put under a more permissive license for reuse?

Absent a license statement, I believe the use of course materials is covered under Coursera’s terms of use.


  • You may download content from our Services only for your personal, non-commercial use, unless you obtain our written permission to otherwise use the content
  • … nothing in these Terms or otherwise with respect to your participation in any Content Offerings by Content Providers : … (c) entitles you to use the resources of any Content Provider institution beyond participation in the Content Offering.

How does the ML Engineering for Production course have code under Apache 2.0 if it’s offered on Coursera as well? machine-learning-engineering-for-production-public/LICENSE at main · https-deeplearning-ai/machine-learning-engineering-for-production-public · GitHub

There is no public repo for this course.

My question is around whether there could be, since there are other courses offered by deeplearning.ai that have put their code up under a permissive license.

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