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What is Machine Learning?


Machine learning is a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) focused on building applications that learn from data and improve their accuracy over time without being programmed to do so. In data science, an algorithm is a sequence of statistical processing steps. In machine learning, algorithms are'trained' to find patterns and features in massive amounts of data in order to make decisions and predictions based on new data. The better the algorithm, the more accurate the decisions and predictions will become as it processes more data. Today, examples of machine learning are all around us. Digital assistants search the web and play music in response to our voice commands.

4 Machine Learning Approaches that Every Data Scientist Should Know


The field of AI is expanding very quickly and becoming a major research field. As the field expands, sub-fields and sub-subfields of AI have started to appear. Although we cannot master the entire field, we can at least be informed about the major learning approach. The purpose of this post was to make you acquainted with these four machine learning approaches. In the upcoming post, we will cover other AI essentials.

The unmet potential of artificial intelligence in veterinary medicine


Veterinary medicine is a broad and growing discipline that includes topics such as companion animal health, population medicine and zoonotic diseases, and agriculture. In this article, we provide insight on how artificial intelligence works and how it is currently applied in veterinary medicine. We also discuss its potential in veterinary medicine. Given the rapid pace of research and commercial product developments in this area, the next several years will pose challenges to understanding, interpreting, and adopting this powerful and evolving technology. Artificial intelligence has the potential to enable veterinarians to perform tasks more efficiently while providing new insights for the management and treatment of disorders. It is our hope that this will translate to better quality of life for animals and those who care for them.

Which machine learning algorithm should I use? DataScience.US


A typical question asked by a beginner, when facing a wide variety of machine learning algorithms, is "which algorithm should I use?" Even an experienced data scientist cannot tell which algorithm will perform the best before trying different algorithms. We are not advocating a one and done approach, but we do hope to provide some guidance on which algorithms to try first depending on some clear factors. The machine learning algorithm cheat sheet helps you to choose from a variety of machine learning algorithms to find the appropriate algorithm for your specific problems. This article walks you through the process of how to use the sheet.

Machine learning concepts: styles of machine learning


This is the first in a series of posts about machine learning concepts, where we'll cover everything from learning styles to new dimensions in machine learning research. What makes machine learning so successful? The answer lies in the core concept of machine learning: a machine can learn from examples and experience. Before machine learning, machines were programmed with specific instructions and had no need to learn on their own. A machine (without machine learning) is born knowing exactly what it's supposed to do and how to do it, like a robot arm on an assembly line.