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Machine learning algorithms build a model of the training data. The term "machine learning" is vaguely defined; it includes what is also called statistical learning, reinforcement learning, unsupervised learning, etc. ALWAYS ADD A MORE SPECIFIC TAG.

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Why use KL-Divergence as loss over MLE?

I have came across this statement several time now Maximizing likelihood is equivalent to minimizing KL-Divergence (Sources: Kullback–Leibler divergence and Maximum likelihood as minimizing the ...