Thread: role of P(X) ?
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:34 AM
kokrah kokrah is offline
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Default role of P(X) ?

The Hoeffding bound for the model H in chapter one, only requires that
we make the assumption that the input examples are a random sample
from the bin; so we can generalize the sample error.

What role does the distribution on X play? It appears to me that we don't need
it. (at least the way the issue of feasibility is setup in chapter 1)
ie. true mismatch ~ sample mismatch.

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