Author Archive | Jason Brownlee

Table of Data Showing an Instance, Feature, and Train-Test Datasets

Data, Learning and Modeling

There are key concepts in machine learning that lay the foundation for understanding the field. In this post, you will learn the nomenclature (standard terms) that is used when describing data and datasets. You will also learn the concepts and terms used to describe learning and modeling from data that will provide a valuable intuition […]

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Where Does Machine Learning Fit In?

Machine Learning is a multidisciplinary field and it can be very confusing when you are getting started to differentiate machine learning from the closely related fields of Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining. In this post you will learn about those fields that are related to machine learning. Specifically, you will learn about the boundaries of […]

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Machine Learning Matters

It is important to know why machine learning matters so that you know the intrinsic value of the field and of methods and open questions in the field. Like knowing your why, knowing the value of the field can be used as a powerful filter of information and help you focus on those methods that […]

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