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2019 Sep 16

Statistics Colloquium: Tengyuan Liang

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Science Center Lecture Hall A

Tengyuan Liang
Assistant Professor of Econometrics and Statistics
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business


Title: On Adaptivity, Generalization, and Interpolation Motivated from Neural Networks

In the absence of explicit regularization, neural network learning and kernel learning have the potential to fit the training data perfectly. It has been observed empirically, however, that such interpolated solutions can still generalize well on test data. We isolate a phenomenon of implicit regularization for minimum-norm...

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