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Primer - Challenges of Interactive ML in the EMEA

Culture is a key driver within the EMEA region - The cultural differences between Asian markets and U.S. markets is significant. Within the EMEA area are a vast variety of different cultures derived from many regions: North Europe, Scandinavia, the Gulf States, an innumerable number of African regions, Eastern Europe and the Baltics, Southern Europe and let’s not forget the British! As such, intelligent systems developed for these regions cannot be deployed with the assumption of a one-size fits all, dissemination of interactive ML models in the EMEA region require iterations that are region-specific and products derived from those ML models may work in some economic zones and yet find themselves invalid or greatly elsewise handicapped in others.

About - What's the EMEA?

EMEA  is a shorthand designation meaning  Europe , the  Middle East  and  Africa . The  acronym  is used by institutions and governments, as well as in marketing and business when referring to this region: it is a shorthand way of referencing the two continents (Africa and Europe) and the Middle Eastern sub-continent all at once. It is particularly common among  North American  companies, and it is mostly used when dividing a company's operations by geography. As the name suggests, the region includes all of the countries found on the continents of Africa and Europe, as well as the countries that make up the Middle East. The  region  is generally accepted to include all European nations and all African nations, and extends east to  Iran , including  Russia . It may also include  Kazakhstan , but typically the acronym does not include independent  overseas territories  of mainland countries in the region, such as  French Guiana . However, the term is not completely clear, and while