Lecture 17 – Gradient Descent
Presented by Anthony D. Joseph
Content by Josh Hug, Joseph Gonzalez
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Gradient descent in one dimension. Convexity.
Various methods of optimizing loss functions in one dimension.
Gradient descent in multiple dimensions. Interpretation of gradients.
Stochastic gradient descent (SGD). Comparison between gradient descent and SGD.