Costin Chiru

Costin Chiru is the lead scientist at Beagle. He is an expert in artificial intelligence and natural language processing. He is a lecturer at the Universitatea "Politechnica" Bucuresti in Romania. This is Part 1 of a 3 Part series diving into Machine Learning. 
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Machine Learning: Popularity Because of Simplicity or Resulting Convenience?

Posted by Costin Chiru on Jan 29, 2016 3:03:32 PM

A few days ago I found the following question on Quora: "Is machine learning so popular because it is so easy to understand and work with?" and although the question is not new (dating from 2 and a half years ago), only 3 people answered it. In their own way, they all said that machine learning (ML) is not easy at all, and while I agree with the difficult aspects that they pointed out, I believe that there are still things to be said about this topic, especially as there are people who think the opposite (for example, Ben McRedmond) and, moreover, they are trying to convince others about this.

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Topics: Machine Learning