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69 votes
7 answers
60k views

Cost function of neural network is non-convex?

44 votes
2 answers
230k views

How to derive the standard error of linear regression coefficient

41 votes
2 answers
21k views

How does Factor Analysis explain the covariance while PCA explains the variance?

29 votes
3 answers
40k views

How to choose prior in Bayesian parameter estimation

19 votes
3 answers
40k views

What are "coefficients of linear discriminants" in LDA?

15 votes
3 answers
8k views

Bayesian vs MLE, overfitting problem

15 votes
4 answers
9k views

Comparing maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) and Bayes' Theorem

14 votes
1 answer
10k views

Bayesian and Fisher's approaches to linear discriminant analysis

11 votes
1 answer
2k views

Trying to understand Gaussian Process

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is it all about Machine Learning in real practice?

11 votes
1 answer
2k views

correlation of bootstrap sample means

10 votes
2 answers
10k views

Is Gaussian process regression a Bayesian method?

9 votes
1 answer
527 views

Rao-Blackwellization in variational inference

9 votes
1 answer
5k views

Softmax regression or $K$ binary logistic regression

9 votes
2 answers
6k views

comparison of SGD and ALS in collaborative filtering

8 votes
1 answer
7k views

derivation of predictive distribution of Gaussian Process

7 votes
2 answers
803 views

Trying to understand unbiased estimator

6 votes
3 answers
4k views

Metropolis algorithm, what is the target distribution and how to compose it?

5 votes
0 answers
2k views

Why would SVD be 'unstable' if you don't standardize your data first?

5 votes
2 answers
5k views

Hessian matrix and initial guess in logistic regression

5 votes
2 answers
292 views

Trying to understand the F-statistic

5 votes
2 answers
454 views

Is VAE based on mean-field assumption?

5 votes
1 answer
187 views

derivation of coordinate ascent variational inference

5 votes
1 answer
283 views

variational inference derivation

4 votes
0 answers
538 views

feature scaling in online learning algorithms

3 votes
1 answer
333 views

How to construct a reasonable prior and likelihood for Bayes modelling?

3 votes
1 answer
3k views

Trying to understand non-negative matrix factorization (NMF)

3 votes
0 answers
243 views

Quality of a model and the bias-variance tradeoff

3 votes
1 answer
720 views

Bayesian Linear Regression is so hard to understand?

2 votes
1 answer
5k views

Three-prisoner problem and Bayes rule