# Approximation and Learning with Deep Convolutional Models: a Kernel Perspective

@inproceedings{Bietti2021ApproximationAL, title={Approximation and Learning with Deep Convolutional Models: a Kernel Perspective}, author={Alberto Bietti}, booktitle={International Conference on Learning Representations}, year={2021} }

The empirical success of deep convolutional networks on tasks involving highdimensional data such as images or audio suggests that they can efficiently approximate certain functions that are well-suited for such tasks. In this paper, we study this through the lens of kernel methods, by considering simple hierarchical kernels with two or three convolution and pooling layers, inspired by convolutional kernel networks. These achieve good empirical performance on standard vision datasets, while…

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