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Machine Learning Quick Start: Categories of Learning

Machines Learning

Machines Learning

In Part I of this blog series, I described machine learning’s history as well as its current prevailing ideas.  My introduction was purposely general because my objective was to cement in the reader’s mind exactly what machine learning is, and is not.

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Here in Part II, I dig in a bit deeper and differentiate between the various categories of machine learning.


  • Supervised
  • Unsupervised
  • Semi-supervised
  • Reinforcement

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