Thread: HW5 Q2 - ambiguity? View Single Post
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05-06-2013, 11:21 AM
 yaser Caltech Join Date: Aug 2009 Location: Pasadena, California, USA Posts: 1,478
Re: HW5 Q2 - ambiguity?

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 Originally Posted by sninoz If w_0 can be chosen to achieve the desired boundary, is it not the case that there is ambiguity in the answers? In particular, can't switching the signs of w_1 and w_2 work (as long we also have the appropriate change in sign for w_0, which is allowed since w_0 can be 'chosen to achieve the desired boundary')?
The sign of and cannot be compensated by changing the value of . All these weights enter the formula that determines the function being implemented in a specific way.
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