Lesson_1_-_Statistical_Learning

# Lesson_1_-_Statistical_Learning - 1 Statistical Learning 2...

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Statistical Learning 1

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What we’re doing today Introducing the first Basic Learning Mechanism (BLM) Correlation Statistical Learning → RELATIONSHIP TO TEACHING 2
Describe a typical house Door Roof Windows 3

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Based on what did you describe the typical house? Previous experience with the features of houses Features of houses (again): 1. Door 2. Roof 3. Windows → all these features together = house All these features correlated = house 5

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Correlation is… When things or events occur together ▫ E.g., Thunder always follows lightening We are sensitive to experiences (or things) that occur together. Unconscious process ▫ E.g. M_ch_g_n ▫ We readily compute statistical patterns Statistical Learning (BLM) →(based on previous experience and correlations) 6
Basic Learning Mechanism (BLM) Learning by noticing correlations Our brains are wired to pick up on these correlations ▫ Statistical regularities Based on previous experience Examples of things you learned through statistical learning? 7

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## This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course TE 150 taught by Professor Palmer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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