Category Archives: Machine Learning

Algorithmic bias and the human response

I was reading this article around Algorithmic Bias as applied to teachers under the IMPACT framework. Under the framework teachers are required to elevate their students a to a higher level as part of their KPI. This effectiveness is measurable, traceable and . . . wrong. That algorithms can give you these measures is great… Read More »

Neural Nets #1

Down the rabbit hole today: Looking at Comparisons between Hebbian and Oja models for Neural nets. I poked around in the world of conversion of categoric data (words) into numeric data, it seems that Markov chains lend themselves better to text analysis than neural networks.  It also strikes me that there is a lot of… Read More »