Houjun Liu

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is defined as the act of parameter estimation.

Toy example for Linear Regression

  • Imagine if we want to predict the price of a choclate bar
  • We feed in a bunch of bar weight vs. chocolate price data; that’s the training data
  • Then, we come up with a model of the training data
  • We then throw away the training data

Therefore, we can think of the model as a COMPRESSION of the training data; estimating parameters.

Bias in AI

It is the ability of AI as a TOOL that causes it a very big UNDOING.

Blueberry Muffin vs. Chuwawa

Its quite difficult to come with codified rules; yet, we can just ask for it to compressive