Machine learning is an entire field devoted to Information Retrieval, Statistics, Linear Algebra, Analysis of Algorithms, and many other subjects. This field allows us to examine things such as recommendation engines involving new friends, love interests, and new products. We can do incredibly advanced analysis around genetic sequencing and examination, distributed search and frequency pattern matching, as well mathematical analysis with vectors, matrices, and singular value decomposition (SVD).
All these fields have deep connections in the big data space.
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