Demystifying machine learning
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are no doubt among the most prominent new technologies crowding your emerging-tech radar screen. Still in the early stages of development, their potential for transforming how companies analyze data of all kinds is unlimited.
Is machine learning just a fancy word for the same old computer programming we have employed for decades? Or, is it a mystical computer that can learn anything?
More importantly, why does it matter to your business?
Great strides have been made in teaching computers how to learn on their own. Computer scientists are now taking advantage of huge amounts of data and massive computing power to develop several new computer learning techniques. This month’s issue of IT Foresight features Demystifying machine learning, a series of four articles on the current state of technology, how it is being applied in a range of business context, and its considerable potential.