Published Online: 13 JUL 2008
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
How to Cite
Lai, C.-C., Doong, S.-H. and Wu, C.-H. 2008. Machine Learning. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1–6.
- Published Online: 13 JUL 2008
Machine learning is about programming a computer to improve a performance measure through experience in performing certain tasks. For this purpose, a computer program is used that adapts to its environment by gaining knowledge through experience. In this article, we try to discuss the machine larning from the following firections: definition and state, the learning process, learning methods, and other considerations.
- machine learning;
- knowledge representation;
- feature representation;
- learning algorithms;
- artificial intelligence;
- cognitive science;
- hybrid learning;
- measurement criteria