Open data essential for machine learning

The government-led open data initiative is essential for helping local companies gain a competitive edge in the global machine learning industry, market insiders said Thursday.Machine learning is one of the most promising technology fields identified as the next driving force by global technology giants such as Google, Microsoft and Facebook. As a type of artificial intelligence, the technology uses massive datasets to make humanlike predictions.But the machine learning industry here has yet to meet the global standard even in the presence of the world’s fastest mobile data service infrastructure.”A lack of massive amounts of big data is the biggest stumbling block to prevent local tech companies from leaping forward in the area,” said Eom Jae-hong, manager at SK Telecom’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) tech lab, Thursday.”We have limited access to big…


Link to Full Article: Open data essential for machine learning