Monthly Archives: January 2015

Convolutional neural networks

Neural networks have been around for a number of decades now and have seen their ups and downs. Recently they’ve proved to be extremely powerful for image recognition problems. Or, rather, a particular type of neural network called a convolutional … Continue reading

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Precision, Recall, AUCs and ROCs

I occasionally like to look at the ongoing Kaggle competitions to see what kind of data problems people are interested in (and the discussion boards are a good place to find out what techniques are popular.) Each competition includes a way … Continue reading

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