Machine Learning: An Applied Econometric Approach

Machines are increasingly doing "intelligent" things. Face recognition algorithms use a large dataset of photos labeled as having a face or not to estimate a function that predicts the presence y of a face from pixels x. This similarity to econometrics raises questions: How do these new em...

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Volume: 31
Main Author: Sendhil Mullainathan
Jann Spiess
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.04.2017
published in: The Journal of economic perspectives Vol. 31; no. 2; pp. 87 - 106
Data of publication: 20170401
ISSN: 0895-3309
EISSN: 1944-7965
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: JSTOR Open Access Journals
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