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Disruptive Analytics: Charting Your Strategy for Next-Generation Business Analytics by Thomas W. Dinsmore

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© Thomas W. Dinsmore 2016

Thomas W. Dinsmore, Disruptive Analytics, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1311-7_8

8. Machine Learning

Software That Learns

Thomas W. Dinsmore

(1)Newton, Massachusetts, USA

In Chapter Two, we surveyed the history of business analytics as a whole, noting that statistics and machine learning developed separately from data warehousing and business intelligence. In this chapter, we pick up where Chapter Two left off with a review of recent trends in machine learning.

Most of the key innovations in machine learning are distributed as open source software, which we discussed in Chapter Three. The discussion of scale-out architecture for machine learning extends the treatment of analytics in Hadoop covered in Chapter Four.

In Chapter Five, we ...

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