Stephen E. Arnold: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Machine Learning Spectacularly Stupid? Or Criminally Mis-Directed?

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Stephen E. Arnold

Oh, Oh, Somebody Has Blown the Whistle on the Machine Learning Fouls

Wonder why smart software is often and quite spectacularly stupid? You can get a partial answer in “On Moving from Statistics to Machine Learning, the Final Stage of Grief.” There’s some mathiness in the write up. However, the author who tries to stand up to heteroskedastic errors, offers some useful explanations and good descriptions of the short cuts some of the zippy machine learning systems take.

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