Learning about the Machines

Following a survey we did back in 2014, I posted on Finextra about how machine learning technologies are progressing from academia, robotics and medical engineering into financial services. At that time, there seemed to be some hesitancy with only 12% of 80 quant-savvy finance professionals saying they used machine learning in their workflows. Has Use of Machine Learning Changed? The 2016 Survey To provide some answers, we decided to survey attendees at our 2016 finance conference. Our sample was mainly made up of numerically- and model-led quant roles and risk management roles and therefore those most likely to use machine learning. The respondents also spanned across the industry including buy-side, sell-side, insurance, supervision, consultancies, vendors and academia. A headline finding is that machine learning use has quadrupled compared to 2014;…


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