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Q: How does hydrogen turn into a metal? A: Hang on a second, I need to train my AI supercomputer first

PerlyKing Silver badge

Neural net predictions

I'm not well up on neural networks or machine learning, but from what I've read here and elsewhere, nobody really understands how they work. I can sort of understand how you can train a neural net to recognise various features in images, because you can test that. But I don't understand how you can use one to make predictions in this way - how do you verify the results?

Can we have an icon for "thinking about this makes my head hurt"?

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