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A discussion of common problems observed in hyperparameter optimization
An introductory document discussing the key concepts behind Bayesian optimization.
A primer on Gaussian processes and how they power SigOpt’s optimization.
Learn about covariance kernels and how they apply to Gaussian processes.
Discussions of applying SigOpt's methods to Machine Learning and Hyperparameter Optimization.
Optimizing deep learning models with multiple objectives
Using SigOpt and reinforcement learning to play games with OpenAI
A short example using SigOpt and scikit-learn to build and tune a text sentiment classifier.
An example using SigOpt and xgboost to build an optical character recognition model using unsupervised techniques.
An example using SigOpt and TensorFlow to build a CNN for optical character recognition.
Optimizing deep neural nets with SigOpt and Nervana Cloud.
An example using SigOpt and MLlib to optimize parameters of the alternating least squares algorithm.
A comparison of different hyperparameter optimization methods.
Using financial asset management as a case study, discuss using preference learning to construct a diverse set of optimal solutions
Discussions of problem types where SigOpt can be used.
A short example using SigOpt to tune a system with multiple independent objectives.
Applications of Bayesian optimization
A system for more efficient multicriteria optimization
An example of deploying and scaling parameter optimization methods.
Using SigOpt to tune a financial trading model.
Using SigOpt to tune a model for predicting basketball scores.
A discussion of Robust Bayesian Optimization, which can be more resistant to outlier data
Detecting and optimizing in the face of outliers
A Bayesian optimization algorithm to autonomously manage situations where outlier data may be encountered
Applying Robust Bayesian Optimization to robotics applications
Comparisons to Other Methods
An overview of how we rigourously compare SigOpt to other optimization methods.
An article outlining an aggregative performance comparison strategy for Bayesian optimization methods.
An article presenting an overview of SigOpt’s evaluation framework system used to benchmark our optimization engine.
A more abstract framework for comparing optimization methods.
Techniques on making predictions from incomplete data.
Using likelihood to choose the most appropriate Gaussian processes.
A comparison of different Gaussian Process strategies
A comparison of different acquisition functions.
Learn how SigOpt adapts to problems where the boundaries should be avoided.