Machine Learning and Deep Learning
We are living in the golden age of Artificial Intelligence1 (AI). Continuing progress in algorithm development, particularly in Machine Learning2 (ML) and Deep Learning (DL), combined with the availability of huge data sets and advances in rapid, parallel computing have helped deliver breakthroughs in diverse fields of use. Applications that just a few years ago seemed to be plucked from the realms of science fiction are now already – or are soon to become – part of our daily lives. Knowledge of unimaginable breadth and astonishing depth is becoming accessible at the click of a mouse, voice-controlled assistance systems are helping us in many aspects of life, image recognition systems have achieved near-human performance levels, autonomous vehicles are increasingly becoming a reality, business models are changing rapidly and personalised medicine is supporting optimum and personalised treatment.