Machine Learning and IP Address Features

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A frequent use case for applying machine learning is predicting some outcome based on Internet traffic. Although some effort is required, a well formated web server log can provide a wealth of raw data to be transformed into useful features for learning. Every company with an internet presence has a web server. With the exception of high security sites that make a point of not logging, these relatively compact text files are often managed through log rotation that moves the history to a persistent store (S3 being a popular choice) where they are (relatively) inexpensive to keep and may live for a very long time without threat of archiving for sp

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📆 2017-03-03 01:00