Quiz 4 (CS1573)
one of the three reasons discussed in class and in the readings for doing
Software applications we can’t
program by hand
Self customizing programs
a learning problem (by specifying a task, performance measure, and
experience) for learning to take the SAT test.
Task: Take the SAT test
Performance measure: Score
Experience: Practice taking SAT tests.
the task of learning whether someone will wait at a restaurant or not (as
discussed in class and in the text), is the training experience
by a teacher or not
- representative of test data? yes
- Why is
learning called function approximation?
See Mitchell’s handout, page 8. “… we often expect learning algorithms to acquire only some
approximation to the target function, and for this reason the process of
learning the target function is often called function approximation.”