A Gentle Introduction to Machine Learning Concepts

Robbie Allen
Feb 12, 2020 · 17 min read

Given the attention machine learning has received and the sophisticated problems it is solving, it may seem like magic. But it is not. It’s built on a foundation of mathematics and statistics, developed over many decades.

One very practical way to think of machine learning is as a unique way of programming computers. Most programming that is not machine learning (and the…