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Bottoming Out – arg min blog
Now, I’ve been hammering the point in my previous posts that saddle points are not what makes non-convex optimization difficult. Here, when specializing to deep learning, even local minima are not getting in my way. Deep neural nets are just very easy to minimize.
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june 2016 by nhaliday
The News on Auto-tuning – arg min blog
bayesian optimization is not necessarily obviously better than randomized search on all fronts
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june 2016 by nhaliday

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