Research report 2017 - Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen site

Computing with Uncertainty

Authors
Hennig, Philipp
Departments
Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme, Standort Tübingen, Tübingen
Summary
Machine learning requires computer hardware to reliable and efficiently compute estimations for ever more complex and fundamentally incomputable quantities. A research team at MPI for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen develops new algorithms which purposely lower the precision of computations and return an explicit measure of uncertainty over the correct result alongside the estimate. Doing so allows for more flexible management of resources, and increases the reliability of intelligent systems.

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