© Alok Kumar and Mayank Jain 2020
A. Kumar, M. JainEnsemble Learning for AI Developershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5940-5_1

1. Why Ensemble Techniques Are Needed

Alok Kumar1  and Mayank Jain1
Gurugram, India

According to the Cambridge dictionary, an ensemble is defined as a group of things or people acting or taken together as a whole. The word ensemble was first used in the context of musicians who regularly play together. An ensemble of musicians is the sum of individual compositions by multiple musicians. Similarly, in machine learning, ensemble learning is a combination of multiple machine learning techniques performed together.

Ensemble learning is fast becoming a go-to standard for getting an accuracy boost in machine learning models ...

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