Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

2010 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Continual Learning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30164-8_171



A learning system that can continue adding new data without the need to ever stop or freeze the updating. Usually continual learning requires incremental and  online learning as a component, but not every incremental learning system has the ability to achieve continual learning, i.e., the learning may deterioate after some time.

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