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Mastering Machine Learning with Python in Six Steps: A Practical Implementation Guide to Predictive Data Analytics Using Python by Manohar Swamynathan

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©  Manohar Swamynathan 2019
M. SwamynathanMastering Machine Learning with Python in Six Stepshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4947-5_2

2. Step 2: Introduction to Machine Learning

Manohar Swamynathan1 
(1)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
 
Machine learning (ML) is a subfield of computer science that evolved from the study of pattern recognition and computational learning theory in artificial intelligence (AI). Let’s look at a few other versions of definition that exist for ML:
  • In 1959, Arthur Samuel, an American pioneer in the field of computer gaming, ML, and AI defined machine learning as a “Field of study that gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed.”

  • ML is a field of computer science that involves using statistical methods ...

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