The Fate of Feature Engineering: No Longer Necessary, or Much Easier?

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper believes that features are the definitive data traits enabling machine learning models to accurately issue predictions and prescriptions. In this respect, they’re the foundation of the statistical branch of AI. However, the effort, time, and resources required to engender those features may become obsolete by simply learning them with graph embedding so data scientists are no longer reliant on hard to find, labeled training data.