Objective Functions: A Simple Example with Matrix Factorization

Lecture Notes

Objective Functions

Lab Class

The notebook for the lab class can be downloaded from here.

To obtain the lab class in ipython notebook, first open the ipython notebook. Then paste the following code into the ipython notebook

import urllib
urllib.urlretrieve('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lawrennd/mlai2014/master/week2.ipynb', 'week2.ipynb')

You should now be able to find the lab class by clicking File->Open on the ipython notebook menu.

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