As you’re standing in the park a beagle runs past you. In your head you think “Oh a dog”. How does your conscious brain recognize this animal to be a dog apart from a deer, plant or wolf. While seeming to be a biological process of understanding animals, this is a computer science question of how image classification is asserted down into a coherent syllable: “dog”. This concept of categorization has puzzled computer scientists for decades. A simpler approach and a way to build the fundamentals of machine learning is to peer inside the cognitive process of numeral recognition. Looking…

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Bringing to light the question of what it means to be human in a time that is waving on an open road .

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