Boosting is a machine learning meta-algorithm for reducing bias in supervised learning. Boosting is based on the question posed by Kearns: can a set of weak learners create a single strong learner? A weak learner is defined to be a classifier which is only slightly correlated with the true classification (it can label examples better than random guessing). In contrast, a strong learner is a classifier that is arbitrarily well-correlated with the true classification.