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Tensorflow - Why do we need tensors? [duplicate]

Why do we need tensors in Tensorflow? I mean, if numpy can be used to create multidimensional arrays, which tensors essentially are, why do we bother creating ...
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References on tensor algebra for machine learning? [duplicate]

So tensors come up a lot in machine learning in various settings. Any math major will have studied linear algebra heavily and it's usually much simpler to use linear operators and the corresponding ...
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Is there any Good comprehensive reference for tensor calculus? [duplicate]

I am currently reading this RNN blog, where it talks about Backprop through time. I am struggling to derive it and don't understand how to go about such derivations in general. Stuff like this ends ...
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To what extent does machine learning make use of tensor algebra/calculus? [duplicate]

Is it useful to know something about tensor algebra or tensor calculus if one is interested in deeplearning? My question relates to both ML practice, and ML theory (but perhaps more to ML theory). ...
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What is exactly meant by a “data set”?

Is it just the aggregation of data points? Or is it the representation of data points for different elements in a tabular format arranged with values of the different variables? How is it different ...
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Tensors in neural network literature: what's the simplest definition out there?

In the neural network literature, often we encounter the word "tensor". Is it different from a vector? And from a matrix? Have you got any specific example that clarifies its definition? I'm a bit ...
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How are tensors used in neural networks?

I'm new to learning neural networks and am trying to understand the role of tensors in them. I am trying to use some neural network libraries, but they are asking me for the dimensions. Could any one ...
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Usage of tensor notation in statistics

A friend of mine (mathematician) basically told me I shouldn't bother with matrix algebra and should focus on tensor analysis/manipulation. He said it's much more general and intuitive. I've been ...
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The meaning of tensors in the neural network community [duplicate]

In the neural network community, is a tensor pretty much always just a multi-dimensional array?
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Intuition behind using tensors ? [closed]

I am trying to build a recommendation model by using a tensor. In order to recommend an article to a user, I have built a model to predict users' preferable articles. I am labeling articles based on ...
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Clustering multivariate temporal count data

I am interested in utilizing machine learning clustering algorithms on a count dataset that: Takes account of Sparsity (excess of zeros) Takes into account a complex interrelationship like ...
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Data dimension in machine learning

I am working on Ml project and I Have 4-d dataset. I wanted to use dimensionality reduction algoritm And suddenly a question made me stop Here is my dilemma Is there difference between dimension ...
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Are the arrows connecting nodes called as Tensors?

I asked a close friend of mine to explain Neural Networks at high level. At one point, he explained to me the arrows that connecting nodes are called as Tensors and that each tensor has a weight. I ...