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clarkfitzg 04-09-2013 07:37 PM

Re: *ANSWER* Question 9
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Elroch (Post 10245)
I found that randomly picking misclassified points decreases the average number of iterations a lot and shortens the long tail, presumably by limiting repeated bad choices of misclassified point.

@Elroch - I agree with what you said here. If the first misclassified point happens to be bad, you are stuck with it until it becomes correctly classified, which may take a while, and doesn't help out with any other points in the process.


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