Is Casual Discovery The Most Interesting Facet Of Machine Learning?

These questions originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Isabelle Guyon, Data Science Prof. Paris-Saclay Univ. (Paris) & President ChaLearn (California), on Quora. Q: How should one start a career in machine learning? A: There is not just one way. You can start at any age. Some math background (in linear algebra, statistics, and calculus) is recommended, so take classes on these topics, if possible. Programming is also a useful skill (today people use often Python). If you are young and want to start it as a hobby, competitions in data science are a great way of engaging (for example from Kaggle). You can then follow classes at the university or on-line (for example from Coursera).…


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