This blog tries to peek into the mathematical world of support vector machines(SVM) and is eminently driven from Late Prof. Patrick Winston’s video lecture about learning SVM.

Apart from the mathematical intricacy, the journey of SVM, right from the birth as an idea in Vladimir Vapnik’s mind to it’s implementation is extremely interesting.

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What if at the very begining of writing about this serious subject, i compare Machine learning with something such as a Microvave? Definitely the data science community will feel wierd about it.

But In her ~22 mins Ted Talk, Cassie Kozyrkov Chief Decision Scientist at Google.Inc relates…


Hundreds of festivals going back decades are celebrated throughout the year in India: from Flying Kites (Makar Sankranti) to the Festival of Colors (Holi), Festival of Lights (Diwali) and the Great Rann of Kutch (Rann Utsav) — a celebration that actually lasts four months. These festivals show India’s vibrant culture in all its uniqueness and diversity. But Germany also has a special festive season which I didn’t know about which is celebrated in different ways across the country. You might be wondering why I wrote ‘German festive season’ instead of using the term ‘Carnival’. But ‘Carnival’ is a more general…

Lav Mehta

Enthusiast, self-learner, Mechanical Engineer with strong business acumen and a keen interest in Applied Machine learning and Data Science

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