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Machine Learning Works Great--Mathematicians Just Don't Know Why

Discussion in 'AI in the News' started by RSS, Dec 12, 2015.

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    At a dinner I attended some years ago, the distinguished differential geometer Eugenio Calabi volunteered to me his tongue-in-cheek distinction between pure and applied mathematicians. A pure mathematician, when stuck on the problem under study, often decides to narrow the problem further and so avoid the obstruction.

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