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Machine learners : archaeology of a data practice

Author: Adrian Mackenzie
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Machine learning - programming computers to learn from data - has spread across scientific disciplines, media, entertainment, and government. Medical research, autonomous vehicles, credit transaction processing, computer gaming, recommendation systems, finance, surveillance, and robotics use machine learning. Machine learning devices (sometimes understood as scientific models, sometimes as operational algorithms)  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Mackenzie
ISBN: 9780262036825 0262036827
OCLC Number: 1017932995
Description: 272 pages
Responsibility: Adrian Mackenzie.

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If machine learning transforms the nature of knowledge, does it also transform the practice of critical thought?  Read more...

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