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How can a neural network distinguish a rotated 6 and 9 digits?

Rotated MNIST is a popular dataset for benchmarking models equivariant to rotations on $\mathbb{R}^2$, described by $SO(2)$ group or its discrete subgroups like $\mathbb{Z}^{n}$: Group equivariant ...
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Can training a model on a dataset composed by real images and drawings hurt the training process of a real-world application model?

I'm training a multi-label classifier that's supposed to be tested on underwater images. I'm wondering if feeding the model drawings of a certain class plus real images can affect the results badly. ...
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How to classify human actions?

I'm quite new to machine learning (I followed the Coursera course of Andrew Ng and now starting deeplearning.ai courses). I want to classify human actions real-time like: Left-arm bended Arm above ...
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How to calculate the confidence of a classifier's output?

I'm training a classifier and I want to collect incorrect outputs for human to double check. the output of the classifier is a vector of probabilities for corresponding classes. for example, [0.9,0....
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Supervised K-means clustering doesn't appear to work

I have a data set containing actions taken by customers (e.g., view a product, add a product to cart, purchase product), the product bought (if any) and times of said actions. I am attempting to use K-...
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Why is the margin attained with $\Phi=\left[2 x, 2 x^{2}\right]^{T}$ greater than the margin attained with $\Phi=\left[x, x^{2}\right]^{T}$?

I am trying to understand the solution to part 4 of problem 3 from the midterm exam 6.867 Machine learning: Mid-term exam (October 15, 2003). For reproducibility, here is problem 3. We consider here ...
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Image classification - Need method to classify "unknown" objects as "trash" (3D objects)

We have an image classifier that was built using CNN with faster R-CNN and Yolov5. It is designated to run on 3D objects. All of those objects have similar "features" structure, but the ...
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How should I define the loss function for a multi-object detection problem?

I'm trying to create a text recognition project using CNN. I need help regarding the text detection task. I have the training images and bounding box details for them. But I'm unable to figure out ...
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How difficult is this sound classification?

I want a microphone to pick up sounds around me (let's say beyond a 3 foot radius), but ignore sounds made at my desk, such as the rustling of paper, clicking a mouse and typing, my hands brushing up ...
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Which online machine learning technique to use for multi-class classification problem with multiple inputs?

I have the following problem. We have $4$ separate discrete inputs, which can take any integer value between $-63$ and $63$. The output is also supposed to be a discrete value between $-63$ and $63$. ...
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Variable sized input-Multi Label Classification with Neural Network

I have a data input vector ( No Image classification) which size varys from 2 to 7 entrys. Every one of them belongs to a class Out of 7. So I have a variable Input size and a variable Output size. ...
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Alternative to sliding window neural network (was: Object detect (or) image classification at specific locations in the frame)

Recent advances in Deeplearning and dedicated hardware has made it possible to detect images with a much better accuracy than ever. Neural networks are the gold standard for computer vision ...
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Is there a measure of AI relative strength, modified by resources?

For instance, Strength/Size$\times$Speed, where size and speed refer to memory and processing. We now have very strong, narrow AI, but they tend to run on fast hardware without volume restrictions. To ...
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What is meant by "the number of examples is reduced", and why is this the case?

I am currently studying the paper Learning and Evaluating Classifiers under Sample Selection Bias by Bianca Zadrozny. In section 3.2. Logistic Regression, the author says the following: 3.2. Logistic ...
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Which marketing-related classification challenges is a feed forward neural network suited to solve?

I am trying to think of some marketing-related classification challenges that a feed-forward neural network would be suited for. Any ideas?
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Is there a way to update the neural network to fit the new data without the time required for retraining?

I built a basic neural network in MATLAB. The neural network classifies points on the X-Y axis system into two classes (0 and 1). (I try to get the function that represents a shape from this photo) ...
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Is soft labeling the same thing as label smoothing?

I have some data with soft labels and I am trying to figure out the best approach to solve the problem with Machine Learning (since regular classification is of the table, i.e. hard labels). However, ...
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For binary classification learning problems, how should I label instances where I'm only 60% sure?

I've come across a few binary classification problems lately where the labelling was challenging even for an expert. I'm wondering what I should do with this. Here are some of my suggestions to get ...
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In few-shot classification, should I use my custom dataset as the validation dataset and mini-ImageNet as the training dataset?

I am new to few-shot learning, and I wanted to get a hands-on understanding of it, using Reptile algorithm, applied to my custom dataset. My custom dataset has 30 categories, with 5 images per ...
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How does the support vector machine constraint imply that sample selection bias will not systematically affect the output of the optimisation?

I am currently studying the paper Learning and Evaluating Classifiers under Sample Selection Bias by Bianca Zadrozny. In section 3.4. Support vector machines, the author says the following: 3.4. ...
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Literature on the advantages of using an auto-encoder for classification

Given a supervised problem with X, y input pairs, one can do two things for obtaining the function f that maps X with y with Neural Networks (and in general in machine learning): Deploy directly a ...
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What are ways to learn a classifier for labelling a series of images rather than individual images?

... and how do I reword my question in the title? I have a dataset where each "instance" has a "series" of multiple photos taken from different angles. I need to classify each ...
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Why is 'scatter' used instead of variance in LDA?

I've been reading about Fisher's Linear Discriminant Analysis lately, and I noticed that the objective function (particularly for two-class classification) to be maximized contains scatter terms ...
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Incorporating domain knowledge into recurrent network

I am currently trying to solve a classification task with a recurrent artificial neural network (RNN). Situation There are up to 350 inputs (X) mapped on one categorical output (y)(13 differnt ...
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Is there a classification task with multiple attribute regression?

I'm trying to look for a task that predicts a discrete label first (classification), and then predicts the multiple continuous attributes of the predicted class. I found some papers about multi-output ...
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How does sampling works in case of imbalanced image datasets?

I am solving a problem of image classification of the image dataset for 3 classes. Dataset is highly imbalanced. How will sampling (either over- or under-sampling) work in that case? Should I remove (...
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What is the meaning of "easy negatives" in the context of machine learning?

What does the term "easy negatives" exactly mean in the context of machine learning for a classification problem or any problem in general? From a quick google search, I think it means just ...
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An infinite VC dimensional space vs using hierarchical subspaces of finite but growing VC dimensions

I have the following scenario. I have a binary classification problem, whose underlying function is a step function. The probability distribution of feature vectors is a uniform over the domain. Case ...
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Single label classification into hierarchical categories using a neural network

I am working on a classification problem into progressive classes. In other words, there is some hierarchy of categories in such a way, that A < B < C, e.g. low, medium, high, very high. What ...
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Are bayesian neural networks suited for text (or document) classification?

I've tried to do my research on Bayesian neural networks online, but I find most of them are used for image classification. This is probably due to the nature of Bayesian neural networks, which may be ...
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How to implement a LSTM for multilabel classification problem?

I would like to develop an LSTM because I have a variable input matrix. I am zero-padding to a specific length of 800. However, I am not sure of how to classify a certain situation when each input ...
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Neural nets not learning mnist dataset

I tried training a 2 hidden layer network using the mnist dataset, but I am not getting any results. I have tried tuning the learning rate(tried 0.1 and 0.0001) and the number of epochs(tried 10 and ...
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Suggestion for finding the stable regions in spiral galaxy data?

I am working with a data set that consists of the actual pitch angle (given as PA(Y)) and the pitch angle at each radii (listed from 1 to 217). In the image below, ...
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Is it acceptable to use various training sets for the individual models when using a majority vote classifier?

So I am trying to use a majority vote classifier combining different models and I was wondering if it is acceptable to use different training sets for the individual models (including different ...
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How to understand my CNN's training results?

I created a multi-label classification CNN to classify chest X-ray images into zero or more possible lung diseases. I've been doing some configuration tests on it and analyzing its results and I'm ...
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Can an image recognition model used for human pose estimation?

I am currently writing my thesis about human pose estimation and wanted to use Google's inception network, modify it for my needs and use transfer learning to detect human key joints. I wanted to ask ...
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How can I classify instances into two categories and then into sub-categories, when the number of features is high?

I'm working with a problem where I have a lot of variables for different cases of different users. Depending on the values of the different variables of a concrete user in a concrete case, the ...
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Can neuro-fuzzy systems be used for supervised learning tasks with tabular data?

Is it possible to use neuro-fuzzy systems for problems where ANNs are currently being used, for instance, when you have tabular data for regression or classification tasks? What kind of advantage can ...
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A NN based model of a Cattle for 'Heat Detection'

I am very new to AI/ML but have lot of interest in these. I am trying to understand how this gadget works. So far I have understood that a NN model of the cattle is generated by offline ...
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Grouped Text classification

I have thousands groups of paragraphs and I need to classify these paragraphs. The problem is that I need to classify each paragraph based on other paragraphs in the group! For example, a paragraph ...
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Product Configuration based on user selection of features and other requirements

Is this a scenario that would work well for a ML/Pattern Recognition Model or would it be easier/faster to just filter from a large DB. I am looking to create a system that will allow users to ...
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How does FastText support online learning?

I'm using FastText pre-trained-embedding for tackling a classification task, but I saw it supports also online training (incremental training) for adding domain-specific corpus. How does it work? ...
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How to choose our data set wisely?

I have a couple of questions and I was wondering if you could answer them. I have a bunch of images of the cars, side view only. I want to train the model with those images. My objects of interest ...
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Can GANs be used to generate matching pairs to inputs?

I have some limited experience with MLPs and CNNs. I am working on a project where I've used a CNN to classify "images" into two classes, 0 and 1. I say "images" as they are not actually images in the ...
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How to detect multiple playing cards of the same class with a neural network?

I want to train an AI to detect the class (i.e. suit and rank) of playing cards. Playing cards from different decks may use slightly different shapes or colors to represent these attributes, and I ...
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Is making lot of 1 versus other model efficient?

I've got classification problem on image, I have 10 classes and when I fine tuned my model on it (I tried VGG, Xception, resnet etc) I have approximatly 83% validation accuracy. I was wondering if ...
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Any guidance on learning rate / batch size for noisy data (high Bayes error rate)?

Is there any guidance available for training on very noisy data, when Bayes error rate (lowest possible error rate for any classifier) is high? For example, I wonder if deliberately (not due to memory ...
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Why do I get small probabilities when implementing a multinomial naive Bayes text classification model?

When applying multinomial Naive Bayes text classification, I get very small probabilities (around $10e^{-48}$), so there's no way for me to know which classes are valid predictions and which ones are ...
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Can this problem be solved by AI?

I am looking in to building a kind of troubleshooting web application. It would be a form that starts with a first question. Depending on the answer, you get a follow up question and so on until the ...
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Fuzzy confusion matrix for fuzzy classifier

Let us suppose I have a NxN matrix and I want to classify in M classes each entry of the matrix using a fuzzy classifier. The ...
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