By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets
The Essence of Machine Learning – I thought I would end off the year with a not-so-serious post about capturing the essence of machine learning. In the past, you have undoubtedly explored a variety of in-depth and semi in-depth offerings on what machine learning is, and explored its relationships to numerous other topics. Starting from some initial common point of reference when discussing such complex concepts is always a good idea; the problem is, there exist innumerable initial common points of reference for a topics such as machine learning.
So I thought, why not examine some of these points of reference?