Nov 16, 2017 · 1 min

How Cargo Cult Bayesians encourage Deep Learning Alchemy

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Hi Carlos. Bayes’ Theorem is a mathematical theorem, like Pythagoras’s theorem or Euler’s formula. It can be formally derived from the axioms of probability theory. Applying Bayes’ Theorem involves making simplifying assumptions that may be untrue; but that’s unavoidable in an area like this one. Nevetheless, it could end up being a good guide and…

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