In this article, we will talk about a few basic concepts based on the paper “Practical Bayesian Optimization of Machine Learning Algorithms” published in NIPS 2012.

The content includes the following:

  1. Surrogate functions and Gaussian Processes.
  2. Acquisition functions.
  3. Possible limitations of Bayesian optimization.

Surrogate functions and Gaussian Processes.

What is…

Mengliu Zhao

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