Return on Investment in Machine Learning: Crossing the Chasm between Academia and Business

Jan Mizgajski, Adrian Szymczak, Mikołaj Morzy, Łukasz Augustyniak, Piotr Szymański, Piotr Żelasko
2020 Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences  
AbstractAcademia remains the central place of machine learning education. While academic culture is the predominant factor influencing the way we teach machine learning to students, many practitioners question this culture, claiming the lack of alignment between academic and business environments. Drawing on professional experiences from both sides of the chasm, we describe the main points of contention, in the hope that it will help better align academic syllabi with the expectations towards
more » ... ture machine learning practitioners. We also provide recommendations for teaching of the applied aspects of machine learning.
doi:10.2478/fcds-2020-0015 fatcat:kwsavlxiujbcvkjswaxm56zuda