Forbes | Wednesday, April 4, 2016
Data comes before AI: Understand the difference between training and inference.
Training an AI model can be likened to a child learning a language. Most children learn language from countless hours of listening to their parents and everyone else around them talk. They consume massive amounts of “data” over time and gradually learn the language. Depending on the time, the inputs, and the child’s effort and aptitude, certain language proficiencies are achieved.