Last Updated on August 12, 2020Computational learning theory, or statistical learning theory, refers to mathematical frameworks for quantifying learning tasks…

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## Sreenath Acharath

How Kids Use Graph Theory to Settle DisputesGraph Theory & Rock Paper ScissorsAI Ethics: A Self ReflectionI have been a data analytics…

Continue Reading## I Don’t Believe in Electrons

By Russell Anderson, Director at Transaction Analytics Ltd. So, I was sitting in a staff meeting in the Department of…

Continue Reading## Top math posts of 2019

These have been the most popular math posts this year. Queueing theory: The science of waiting in line US Army…

Continue Reading## Game Theory 101: Decision Making in a Competitive Scenario using Normal Form Games

The trick to finding the Nash Equilibrium in mind strategy is that players must choose their probability distribution over their…

Continue Reading## A Unique Method for Machine Learning Interpretability: Game Theory & Shapley Values!

Now, if we talk in terms of Game Theory, the “game” here is the prediction task for a single instance…

Continue Reading## Game (Theory) for AI? An Illustrated Guide for Everyone

For Nash Equilibrium, we can conclude that it is a “No Regret” solution for any game, but not necessarily the…

Continue Reading## A Gentle Introduction to Information Entropy

Because they are two sides of the same coin. […] Information theory and machine learning still belong together. Brains are…

Continue Reading## What Is Probability?

Uncertainty involves making decisions with incomplete information, and this is the way we generally operate in the world. Handling uncertainty…

Continue Reading## Category theory for data science: cautious optimism

I’m cautiously optimistic about applications of category theory. I believe category theory has the potential to be useful, but I’m…

Continue Reading## Understanding TypeScript’s Type System

A type system is a set of rules that assigns a type to every variables, expression, class, function, object, or…

Continue Reading## Jeff Madsen

Learning to add git hook tasks: PHP-CS-Fixer(I wonder if I can make that title any geekier?)Using State Machines in Laravel“State Machine”Does…

Continue Reading## How category theory is applied

Instead of asking whether an area of mathematics can be applied, it’s more useful to as how it can be…

Continue Reading## Prison Escape – Solving Prisoner’s Dilemma with Machine Learning

Prison Escape – Solving Prisoner’s Dilemma with Machine LearningDemystifying the Most Famous Game Theory ProblemGreg SurmaBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingApr 8In today’s article, we are going…

Continue Reading## US Army applying new areas of math

Many times on this blog I’ve argued that the difference between pure and applied math is motivation. As my graduate…

Continue Reading## Number Theory — History & Overview

Number Theory — History & OverviewPart I — What Is Number Theory & Why Is It Relevant Today?Jesus NajeraBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingMar 3Math is the Universe’s natural tongue. Since…

Continue Reading## Hybrid Humans and Conscious Robots

If we assume a theory of mind was developed in order to read the minds of others, the better to…

Continue Reading## What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?The ABC’s of Category Theory and Functional ProgrammingMagda SteniusBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJan 29Functional programming is no longer only an academic pastime.…

Continue Reading## The science of waiting in line

There’s a branch of math that studies how people wait in line: queueing theory. It’s not just about people standing…

Continue Reading## Set Theory — Basic Notation

Set Theory — Basic NotationPart II — A Brief Look At Operations, Notation & Venn DiagramsJesus NajeraBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingJan 12As stated in the previous article, one of the…

Continue Reading## Without theory, data science is just about cat memes

Let’s face it: at present, data science at its best is about recognising pictures of cats. Now, automatically identifying pictures,…

Continue Reading## The Problem of Tool Boxes without Context

On one side was the computer science movement, structured programming, program production, and everything we teach (mostly badly though there…

Continue Reading## What is Intelligence?

Programming of policies for such systems can’t rely on black-box learning algorithms, but usually involves strict mathematical specifications for every…

Continue Reading## Logic Theory —Basic Notation

Which means that variables, as we’re used to seeing them since algebra, is a no-no in logic theory; not at…

Continue Reading## Graph Theory — On To Network Theory

Among others, these are a few examples of classic network theory problems:Shortest Path Problem — What’s the shortest (cost-wise) path between any…

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