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Faster is always better in AI, although it comes at a price. As researchers strive to train their neural networks at breakneck speeds, the accuracy of their software falls. Thus, teaching machine-learning code at high speed, with the resulting network able to make precise and correct decisions, is a vital goal. To that end, a …
"Balance" and "optimal" are keywords that often imply a knowledge gap and/or omitted subsystems. They can actually be understood as an admission of failure, or (if we're being generous) an unfinished project. They're probably nothing to be particularly proud of.
E.g. One doesn't "balance" a petrol engine's spark timing, "optimizing" the trade-off of low and high RPM. No, no. Instead one invents the Timing Advance subsystem and thus provides ideal spark timing over the entire RPM range.
E.g. The difference between a carburetor (with all its mindless assumptions) versus modern fuel injection (with all its sensors and feedback systems). The former may be optimized, but the latter can always be ideal.
E.g. One shouldn't be satisfied with the "optimum" resistor value to poorly control the current in an LED. Rather one should recognize the need for a more complex constant current driver circuit, design it, and thus achieve ideal LED drive current over a wide range of input voltages.
It's a different mindset.
In this example, one might invent an embedded hierarchy of parallel multiple systems (i.e. merely memory for the neural parameters) covering a variety of scales. The training would also be paralleled, so little extra time. Conceptually a scaling framework placed over the present system. [Concept Needs Work Alert.] Then the final system could be ideal over the possible range of scales.
Balancing, trade-offs, optimizing - these are actually red-flags that may indicate designers that are failing to imagine a system with one more control loop.
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Thus, teaching machine-learning code at high speed, with the resulting network able to make precise and correct decisions, is a vital goal.
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No wonder it is so highly praised and prized whenever so immensely valuable.
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DM suggested, "To be useful an image classifier needs well over 90[++] % accuracy."
Depends on the application. And you need to considers both missed detection (false negatives) and false detections (false positives), considering the expected rarity of the event, using the methods of Bayesian probability analysis.
An intruder alert system, where a detection event merely causes the human guard to put down their magazine long enough to glance at the video monitor... Such systems might be very useful even with a false positive rate of 50%. But they'd better not miss anything, so 99.9% detection rate.
Scanning a stadium looking for known terrorists, where the police snipers start shooting at anyone with a beard, forget about it. The failures will be spectacular, and the system managers have become the terrorists.
It's a bit more complicated than a single "90%" descriptor.
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