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Old 07-19-2012, 04:07 PM
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Default Re: question on 2.8 and 2.9

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Could someone please help to clarify
In this, and in all problems where we repeat an experiment for a number of runs and average the results of these runs, all specifications pertain to an individual run. For example, generating the training set, noise, and target function, is for an individual run. You then get results from that run and repeat the entire process a number of times (1000 in this case).

The goal is to average out statistical fluctuations that occur from run to run, so that the final result is indicative of the general behavior, rather than the particulars of any one training set or one target function, etc.
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