Introduction to Machine Learning (Part 1)

What is Machine Learning?

Machine Learning (ML) is a branch of Computer Science (CS) which is a part of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that allow the machine to learn. With data, the machine learns patterns during the development process and can predict the subsequent outcome. It allows the machine to run without setting up the direction. In simpler terms, the machine can learn from input and predict output without being programmed.


Figure 1: AI structure


Figure 1 shows that ML is a part of AI; however, AI has a wide range of branches which does not only consist of ML. Figure 2 below will briefly explain that there is more than just ML.


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Figure 2: AI branches


Figure 2 briefly explains that around nine branches make AI an AI, suitable with its name, artificial intelligence. Each branch has its own use cases which helps us better in improving processes etc. There are many possibilities in AI which can be explored. However, this article will solely focus on ML and not AI, particularly ACL Machine Learning.