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Table 4 Concepts related to data analysis

From: Big data analytics in smart grids: a review

Concept description
Statistics The study of data collection, analysis and interpretation with mathematics methods which may discover potential relations based on some hypothesis
Machine learning A kind of technique for understanding the law in the data as well as extracting useful information with the help of computers automatically instead of humanity
Data mining Computing data for discovering valuable information in large data sets with knowledge of statistics, machine learning and database system.
Pattern recognition A branch of machine learning that focuses on the regularities in data
Deep learning A branch of machine learning based on complex structure of neural networks
Artificial intelligence The study of intelligent systems and agents with the ability of learning from circumstances and solving problems