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On the mathematical foundations of learning. (English) Zbl 0983.68162
Summary: A main theme of this report is the relationship of approximation to learning and the primary role of sampling (inductive inference). We try to emphasize relations of the theory of learning to the main stream of mathematics.

MSC:
68T05 Learning and adaptive systems in artificial intelligence
68P30 Coding and information theory (compaction, compression, models of communication, encoding schemes, etc.) (aspects in computer science)
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