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Old 02-09-2013, 02:31 PM
ilya239 ilya239 is offline
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Default Re: lecture 8: understanding bias

Originally Posted by yaser View Post
The bias does depend on the learning algorithm. It also depends on the number of examples, usually slightly.
This version is often close to the best approximation so that's why we can take that liberty.
Thanks for the explanation.
In HW4 #4 the average hypothesis is measurably shifted from the hypothesis set member giving the lowest mean squared error. Probably because two-point dataset is too small, i.e. this is not representative of realistic cases?
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