 
Summary: ETHEM ALPAYDIN
© The MIT Press, 2010
alpaydin@boun.edu.tr
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Lecture Slides for
Introduction
Questions:
Assessment of the expected error of a learning algorithm: Is
the error rate of 1NN less than 2%?
Comparing the expected errors of two algorithms: Is kNN
more accurate than MLP ?
Training/validation/test sets
Resampling methods: Kfold crossvalidation
3Lecture Notes for E Alpaydin 2010 Introduction to Machine Learning 2e © The MIT Press (V1.0)
Algorithm Preference
Criteria (Applicationdependent):
Misclassification error, or risk (loss functions)
Training time/space complexity
Testing time/space complexity
Interpretability
