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Old 07-18-2013, 01:03 AM
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Default Re: Role of convex optimization

Originally Posted by samihaq View Post
Thank you very much Professor. I am new to the subject so it seems i should read a book or two about it as i think in every machine learning problem, we need to optimize some objective function, so i think convex optimization would help in global optimization of the objective functions in ML. Is this correct ?
Convex optimization is an excellent subject to learn about, even if it does not apply directly to many (non-convex) objective functions.
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