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Machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence, is a scientific discipline concerned with the design and development of algorithms that allow computers to evolve behaviors based on empirical data, such as from sensor data or databases. A learner can take advantage of examples (data) to capture characteristics of interest of their unknown underlying probability distribution. Data can be seen as examples that illustrate relations between observed variables. A major focus of machine learning research is to automatically learn to recognize complex patterns and make intelligent decisions based on data; the difficulty lies in the fact that the set of all possible behaviors given all possible inputs is too large to be covered by the set of observed examples (training data). Hence the learner must generalize from the given examples, so as to be able to produce a useful output in new cases. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Machine learning)

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Metadata related to 'machine learning' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'machine learning': 10 (0.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'machine learning' across all Ariadne articles: 18
  • Average number of references to 'machine learning' per Ariadne article: 1.80
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'machine learning': 2003-07
  • Trending factor of 'machine learning': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'machine learning':

  1. simon choppin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. sophia ananiadou (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. paul watry (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. julia chruszcz (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 2004 (Volume 38)

Michael Day reviews a recent volume of this key annual publication on information science and technology.

October 2005, issue45, review

Book Review: Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Volume 36

Michael Day takes a detailed look at the structure and content of this hardy annual.

July 2003, issue36, review

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