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What is numerical stability?

You can find a definition for "numerical stability" in mathworld wolframe: Numerical stability refers to how a malformed input affects the execution of an algorithm. In a numerically stable ...
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Why is second-order backpropagation useful?

Second-order optimization algorithms like Hessian optimization have more information on the curvature of the loss function, so converge much, much faster than first-order optimization algorithms like ...
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Is there any domain in machine learning that solves a problem by using only analytical algorithms?

In some cases, you can solve a linear regression problem with an analytical (or closed-form) solution/expression (although this may not always be the best approach). See this answer for more details. ...
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Is there any domain in machine learning that solves a problem by using only analytical algorithms?

Honourable mention: Memory-based approaches Although not analytic, memory-based models, such as k-nearest neighbours (k-NN) are very lightweight when learning, but have a higher cost to use the stored ...
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