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Old 05-06-2013, 08:04 PM
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Default Re: HW5 Q9: SGD and Epochs?

Originally Posted by Ziad Hatahet View Post
The description of the problems for Logistic Regression states that: An epoch is a full pass through the N data points.

Does that mean that each of the given answers corresponds to 100x the number iterations (e.g. answer [a] is 350, so we make 3,500 iterations before converging?)
Correct. You should average the number of epochs rather than the number of single-point SGD iterations. The termination criterion necessitates that you finish whole epochs.
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