Summary: There have been several stories over the last several months around the theme that AI is about to hit a wall. That the rapid improvements we’ve experienced and the benefits we’ve accrued can’t continue at the current pace. It’s worth taking a look at these arguments to see if we should be adjusting our plans and expectations.
Here I present the backpropagation algorithm for a continuous target variable and no activation function in hidden layer: although simpler than the one used for the logistic cost function, it's a proficuous field for math lovers.
2.7 zetabytes of data exist in the digital universe today according to recent IBM case studies. Yes, you heard right. I said zetabytes; 10^21 bytes or 1,000x larger than an exabyte (which itself is a billion times larger than a gigabyte). From a visual perspective, if the cup of coffee on your desk was equivalent to one gigabyte, a zetabyte would have the same volume as the Great Wall of China. Now multiply that number…Continue
Added by Kyle Herring on March 13, 2013 at 1:15pm — No Comments