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New Book: Interpretable Machine Learning

Subtitled “A Guide for Making Black Box Models Explainable”. Authored and self-published by Christoph Molnar, 2022 (319 pages). This is actually the second edition, the first one was published in 2019. According to Google Scholar, it was cited more than 2,500 times. So this is a popular book about a popular topic. General Comments The […]

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Little Known Secrets about Interpretable Machine Learning on Synthetic Data

This first article in a new series on synthetic data and explainable AI, focuses on making linear regression more meaningful and controllable. Includes synthetic data, advanced machine learning with Excel, combinatorial feature selection, parametric bootstrap, cross-validation, and alternatives to R-squared to measure model performance. The full technical article (PDF, 13 pages, with detailed explanations and […]

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Computer Vision: Shape Classification via Explainable AI

Update: The technical report on this topic is now available in the Resources section, here. Look for the title “Classification of Shapes via Explainable AI” under Free Books and Articles. A central problem in computer vision is to compare shapes and assess how similar they are. This is used for instance in text recognition. Modern […]

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Very Deep Neural Networks Explained in 40 Seconds

Very deep neural networks (VDNN) illustrated with data animation: a 40 second video, featuring supervised learning, layers, neurons, fuzzy classification, and convolution filters. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Here instead, I use a video to illustrate the concept of very deep neural networks (VDNN). I use a supervised classification […]

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New Book: Stochastic Processes and Simulations

Introduction This scratch course on stochastic processes covers significantly more material than usually found in traditional books or classes. The approach is original: I introduce a new yet intuitive type of random structure called perturbed lattice or Poisson-binomial process, as the gateway to all the stochastic processes. Such models have started to gain considerable momentum […]

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