Prediction: use science or history?

Dr Eng Lim Goh1

1Vice President and Chief Technology Officer HPC & AI, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

From predicting the performance of a pacemaker before implant, downforce of a Formula 1 car, pricing of derivatives in finance, to motion of planets for a trip to Mars, scientific laws have been applied deductively.

With Artificial Intelligence, resulting from the re-emergence of Machine Learning, that is in turn fuelled by decades of accumulated records, we are starting to also use the data-intensive inductive approach.


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