What is “Meta-Learning”?


What is “Meta-Learning”?

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It is just a term for “Learning about / how to learn”. It is about learning effective strategies, habits, skills, and attitudes that maximize your ability to learn.

*Meta* comes from the Greek and means beyond/behind/after.

Ex: The *meta-data* of an image, is the data *behind* that image, such are date taken, location taken, resolution, etc…

*Meta-learning* refers to what is lying behind the learning(process).
It is often used in a Artificial Inteligence and Machine Learning context to refer to understanding of how the AI/ML algoritms work in order to optimize them.