Hyperplanes and You: Support Vector Machines

supraspatial decisionmaking

Mark Cleverley
5 min readNov 14, 2020

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A core data science task is classification: grouping data points into various groups based on certain shared qualities.

In a sense, it’s an exercise as old as life itself: as soon as the first protozoan developed sensory organs, it (accidentally) started to act differently based on various sensory stimulus.

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Mark Cleverley

data scientist, machine learning engineer. passionate about ecology, biotech and AI. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-s-cleverley/