Classification is a machine learning algorithm. It classifies. Is this a caterpillar or is this a butterfly. It this a formal or casual mail. Also used in image recognition : a ball or a mug or is it a human or not or it multiple objects

First the program is exposed to samples labelled a and labelled b. Next time a sample is put in front of it it can say of which type it is

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that pink line is an imaginary line helping the algo deciding of what category next samples are.