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Old 05-27-2012, 11:31 AM
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Default Re: HW 8, A case of data being hopelessly inseparable?

Originally Posted by AqibEjaz View Post
Now this brings me to my actual question and that is how do you approach such a problem where data is so hopelessly inseparable.
With a finite resource of training examples, your best bet is often to accept that the data will not be perfectly separated, and find a compromise between a non-zero E_{\rm in} and a not-so-complex fit that would give good generalization.
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