Chapter 7. How to picture neural networks: in your head and on paper

In this chapter

  • Correlation summarization
  • Simplified visualization
  • Seeing the network predict
  • Visualizing using letters instead of pictures
  • Linking variables
  • The importance of visualization tools

“Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice.”

Stephen Few, IT innovator, teacher, and consultant

It’s time to simplify

It’s impractical to think about everything all the time. Mental tools can help

Chapter 6 finished with a code example that was quite impressive. Just the neural network contained 35 lines of incredibly dense code. Reading through it, it’s clear there’s a lot going on; and that code includes over 100 pages ...

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