Linear regression is a very simple method but has proven to be very useful for a large number of situations. […]

# Archive | Machine Learning Algorithms

## Linear Regression for Machine Learning

Linear regression is perhaps one of the most well known and well understood algorithms in statistics and machine learning. In […]

## Gradient Descent For Machine Learning

Optimization is a big part of machine learning. Almost every machine learning algorithm has an optimization algorithm at it’s core. […]

## Overfitting and Underfitting With Machine Learning Algorithms

The cause of poor performance in machine learning is either overfitting or underfitting the data. In this post, you will discover the […]

## Gentle Introduction to the Bias-Variance Trade-Off in Machine Learning

Supervised machine learning algorithms can best be understood through the lens of the bias-variance trade-off. In this post, you will […]

## Supervised and Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithms

What is supervised machine learning and how does it relate to unsupervised machine learning? In this post you will discover supervised […]

## Parametric and Nonparametric Machine Learning Algorithms

What is a parametric machine learning algorithm and how is it different from a nonparametric machine learning algorithm? In this post […]

## How Machine Learning Algorithms Work (they learn a mapping of input to output)

How do machine learning algorithms work? There is a common principle that underlies all supervised machine learning algorithms for predictive […]

## 5 Ways To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms (without math)

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning? In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, […]

## Use Random Forest: Testing 179 Classifiers on 121 Datasets

If you don’t know what algorithm to use on your problem, try a few. Alternatively, you could just try Random […]