The open-closed principle of modern machine learning frameworks

@inproceedings{Braiek2018TheOP,
  title={The open-closed principle of modern machine learning frameworks},
  author={Houssem Ben Braiek and Foutse Khomh and Bram Adams},
  booktitle={MSR},
  year={2018}
}
Recent advances in computing technologies and the availability of huge volumes of data have sparked a new machine learning (ML) revolution, where almost every day a new headline touts the demise of human experts by ML models on some task. Open source software development is rumoured to play a significant role in this revolution, with both academics and large corporations such as Google and Microsoft releasing their ML frameworks under an open source license. This paper takes a step back to… CONTINUE READING