Mathematics of machine learning: An introduction

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Machine learning is the subfield of computer science concerned with creating machines that can improve from experience and interaction. It relies upon mathematical optimization, statistics, and algorithm design. Rapid empirical success in this field currently outstrips mathematical understanding. This elementary article sketches the basic framework of machine learning and hints at the open mathematical problems in it.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationInvited Lectures
EditorsBoyan Sirakov, Paulo Ney de Souza, Marcelo Viana
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9789813272903
StatePublished - 2018
Event2018 International Congress of Mathematicians, ICM 2018 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: Aug 1 2018Aug 9 2018

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians, ICM 2018


Conference2018 International Congress of Mathematicians, ICM 2018
CityRio de Janeiro

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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