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Prediction and its limits

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Science  03 Feb 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6324, pp. 468-469
DOI: 10.1126/science.355.6324.468

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  • A major challenge for using data to make predictions is distinguishing what is meaningful from noise. The image represents one approach that visually indicates the complexity of the problem by highlighting some links in a network and deleting other possible links, with the hole indicating the more meaningful information.

    PHOTO: M. MARTINO, IBM RESEARCH

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