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Machine Learning Introduction

Machine Learning-Week 1

What is machine learning? Two definitions of machine learning are offered. Arthur Samuel version: A field of study that gives computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Tom Mitchell version: A computer program is said to learn from experience E with respect to some task T and some performance measure P, if its performance on T, as measured by P, improves with experience E. Example: playing checkers.