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Difference between Machine Learning and Statistics

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 12:52pm 4 Comments

I run into this question a lot and I have heard statisticians say things like we all do machine learning because none of us actually runs a regression or classification by hand on paper. We all use machine's.

On the other hand - some computer scientist's I talk to say that when you use programmatic techniques to orchestrate an analytical flow compared to using a GUI in SAS / SPSS you are using machine learning.

One more answer I have heard is…


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