Occam's razor

Known as: Occum's razor, Okkum's razor, Occam’s Razor 
Occam's razor (also written as Ockham's razor, and lex parsimoniae in Latin, which means law of parsimony) is a problem-solving principle attributed… (More)
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2012
2012
In this paper we consider robot self-awareness from the point of view of temporal relation based data mining. In particular, we… (More)
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2001
2001
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Ensemble theories have received a lot of interest recently as a means of explaining a lot of the detailed complexity observed in… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Bayesian paradigm apparently only sometimes gives rise to Occam’s Razor; at other times very large models perform well. We… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Many KDD systems incorporate an implicit or explicit preference for simpler models, but this use of “Occam's razor” has been… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The task of parametric model selection is cast in terms of a statistical mechanics on the space of probability distributions… (More)
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1997
1997
The Occam's razor principle suggests that among all the correct hypotheses, the simplest hypothesis is the one which best… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
This paper presents new experimental evidence against the utility of Occam's razor. A systematic procedure is presented for post… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Genetic algorithms have been used for neural networks in two main ways to optimize the network architecture and to train the… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
We introduce the notion of a perfect process tree as a model for the full propagation of information in metacomputation. Starting… (More)
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1990
1990
Occam's razor, the principle of parsimony, is a tool that finds application in many areas of science. Its validity has never been… (More)
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