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After reading this shortlist you will have a general understanding of what cost functions are and the role they play in optimization and gradient descent learning in machine learning applications.
Potential Use Cases
model optimization, hierarchical modeling, statistical modeling, machine learning
Who is This For ?
data scientists, data analysts
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1. Fitting a line to data in linear regression
What does it mean to fit a line or model to data?
2. Gradient Descent: Step by Step
What is gradient descent and what role do cost functions play in this process?
3. Numerical Computation in gradient-based optimization
What are cost functions and what types of cost functions exist?