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Unsupervised Learning: Randomized Optimization
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Unsupervised Learning: Randomized Optimization

This is the 12th in a series of class notes as I go through the Georgia Tech/Udacity Machine Learning course. The class textbook is Machine Learning by Tom Mitchell. This marks the start of a new miniseries on Unsupervised Learning, the 2nd of 3 sub disciplines within Machine Learning. Our Goal: Optimization Given an input space X, and an...

Explain Python classes and objects to my nephew (+advanced use)
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Explain Python classes and objects to my nephew (+advanced use)

It is common secret that Python programming language has a solid claim to being the fastest-growing major programming language witnessing an extraordinary growth in the last five years, as seen by Stack Overflow traffic. Based on data describing the Stack Overflow question views which go to late 2011, the growth of Python relative to five other major...

Learning Is Risk Taking
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Learning Is Risk Taking

Not too long ago, I remember getting into a pair programming session with a fellow contractor who was overseeing the project. We were meant to change the name of some class from one thing to another. At the time, we were working with Objective-C, a compiled language. So I proposed what I would consider a...