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Computational Statistics - What is the difference between machine learning and computational statistics?


As a subfield of data science, computational statistics is essentially the computerization of more conventional statistical methods. Machine learning, in contrast, is concerned with things like prediction, supervised and unsupervised learning, etc. Hypotheses, populations, samples, and the like are all part of statistics.