A Simpler Look at Consistency †

  title={A Simpler Look at Consistency †},
  author={William M. Spears and Diana F. Gordon},
One of the major goals of most early concept learners was to find hypotheses that were perfectly consistent with the training data. It was believed that this goal would indirectly achieve a high degree of predictive accuracy on a set of test data. Later research has partially disproved this belief. However, the issue of consistency has not yet been resolved completely. We examine the issue of consistency from a new perspective. To avoid overfitting the training data, a considerable number of… CONTINUE READING
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