Blogs by Wenyu Ma New York, NY

Hello I'm Wenyu Ma.

Focused on operations research, data science and learning algorithms. Likes solving case studies and research papers. Columbia University Graduate Student



Understanding Classification: From Mind to Machines

Understanding Classification: From Mind to Machines

Classification is one of the most instinctive behaviors that humans exhibit. It is also a foundation for all cultural and scientific advancements, be it the taxonomy trees of evolution, Freudian classifications of anxieties and disorders or the elements in periodic tables. The moment we interact with an entity or an experience through any of our senses our mind immediately starts classifying it as good

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