Machine-learning techniques often produce misleading or wrong results, researcher warns

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Machine-learning techniques are being used by thousands of scientists to analyse huge amount of data in their research. Image via Pixabay
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Machine-learning techniques are being used by thousands of scientists to analyse huge amount of data in their research. Image via Pixabay

Algorithms don't know how to say 'the data is not clear' or 'I don't know'

Increasing use of machine learning techniques in scientific research is leading to a 'science crisis', claims Rice University statistician Dr Genevera Allen, who has found that the results produced by...

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