Probably Approximately Correct: Nature'S Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World [Audiobook] download free by Leslie G. Valiant

Probably Approximately Correct: Nature'S Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World Audiobook download free by Leslie G. Valiant
  • Listen audiobook: Probably Approximately Correct: Nature'S Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World
  • Author: Leslie G. Valiant
  • Release date: 2014/4/11
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9780465060726
  • Rating: 9.54 of 10
  • Votes: 504
  • Review by: Christian Mattson
  • Review rating: 9.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Duration: 2H39M in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-06
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MPEG4, WAV, AAC, AIFF, MP3, FLAC, WavPack (compression TAR.BZ, BZ, RAR, ZIP, XZ)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 12M9S (3.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: From a leading computer scientist, a unifying theory that will revolutionize our understanding of how life evolves and learns.How does life prosper in a complex and erratic world? While we know that nature follows patterns,such as the law of gravity,our everyday lives are beyond what known science can predict. We nevertheless muddle through even in the absence of theories of how to act. But how do we do it?In Probably Approximately Correct , computer scientist Leslie Valiant presents a masterful synthesis of learning and evolution to show how both individually and collectively we not only survive, but prosper in a world as complex as our own. The key is probably approximately correct' algorithms, a concept Valiant developed to explain how effective behaviour can be learned. The model shows that pragmatically coping with a problem can provide a satisfactory solution in the absence of any theory of the problem. After all, finding a mate does not require a theory of mating. Valiant's theory reveals the shared computational nature of evolution and learning, and sheds light on perennial questions such as nature versus nurture and the limits of artificial intelligence.Offering a powerful and elegant model that encompasses life's complexity, Probably Approximately Correct has profound implications for how we think about behaviour, cognition, biological evolution, and the possibilities and limits of human and machine intelligence.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Algorithms & Data Structures, Evolution, Science: General Issues
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x206x16mm
  • Weight: 204.12g
  • Printed by: BASIC BOOKS
  • Published in: New York, United States

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