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Old 04-12-2012, 01:57 PM
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Default Re: Exercises and Problems

Originally Posted by timhndrxn View Post
Exercise 3.2 does not seem clear concerning the test set of size 1,000 mentioned at the end. The sentence begins "Similarly" implying that this test set becomes a data set D of size N = 1,000 to be made not linearly separable. Then you repeat the whole experiment on the new data set D.

But, because the purpose is to examing E_out, perhaps the intent is to take 1,000 points that are (very likely to be) out of sample, and evaluate w-vector vs. w-hat-vector on them.
Indeed, this is the intent in Ex 3.2. Thank you.
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