July 3, 2018, Vol 320, No. 1, Pages 3-102
Big Data and Predictive Analytics – Recalibrating Expectations
Nilay D. Shah, PhD; Ewout W. Steyerberg, PhD; David M. Kent, MD, MS
JAMA. 2018;320(1):27-28. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5602
This Viewpoint describes 4 major barriers to useful risk prediction that may not be easily overcome by new methods in machine learning and, in some instances, may be more difficult to overcome in the era of big data.