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2. Mathematical Review

Taweh Beysolow II

(1)San Francisco, California, USA

Prior to discussing machine learning, a brief overview of statistics is necessary. Broadly, statistics is the analysis and collection of quantitative data with the ultimate goal of making actionable insights on this data. With that being said, although machine learning and statistics aren’t the same field, they are closely related. This chapter gives a brief overview of terms relevant to our discussions later in the book.

Statistical Concepts

No discussion about statistics or machine learning would be appropriate without initially discussing the concept ...

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