Classification using the fashion MNIST dataset

This dataset is in the same structure as MNIST, so we can just change our dataset and use the existing boilerplate code we have for loading the data. The script Chapter5/explore_Fashion.Rmd is an R markdown file that explores this dataset; it is almost identical to the explore.Rmd that we used for the MNIST dataset, so we will not repeat it. The only change to the explore.Rmd is to output the labels. We will look at 16 examples because this is a new dataset. Here are some sample images from this dataset that are created using the same boilerplate code we used to create the example for the MNIST dataset:

Figure 5.15: Some images from the Fashion MNIST dataset

An interesting fact about this dataset ...

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