Machine Learning Terms

Machine Learning Terms

A glossary defining essential machine learning terms within the seismic interpretation and geoscience community from Principal Component Analysis (PCA) to Self-Organizing Maps (SOM) and everything in between.

What is Big Data?

  Let’s talk for a minute about the concepts of Big Data. Remember a few years ago, if you wanted to survive in the oil and gas business, saving the whales was all the rage? We searched for some way to incorporate protecting the whales into our exploration...
What is Machine Learning?

What is Machine Learning?

If you’re new to Machine Learning, let’s start at the top. The whole field of artificial intelligence is broken up into two categories – Strong AI and Narrow AI. Strong AI is coming up with a robot that looks and behaves like a person. Narrow AI, or “neural...