What is the difference between statistics and machine learning?

Machine learning security applications

There is a subtle difference between statistical learning models and machine learning models.
Statistical learning involves forming a hypothesis before we proceed with building a model. The hypothesis could involve making certain assumptions which we validate after building the models.

For example, let us consider Linear Regression (LR) which is an example of a statistical model. While building a LR model, a set of 3 assumptions are made.


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