Chapter 7. Implementing the ML.NET Pipeline

You are not thinking; you are just being logical.

—Niels Bohr, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922 and father of quantum mechanics

Since the early days of software, humans have dreamed of it as a tool capable of looking into the future and reporting bits and pieces of what is to come. Price prediction is a canonical example, whether it is in regard to the stock exchange, real estate, the supply chain, energy, or individual services such as taxi rides.

We looked deep into statistics to try to make sense of the future fluctuations of prices but found out that statistics is great only at post-mortem analysis of gathered data. Statistics excels at dissecting data to extract models; it is great to understand ...

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