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written by Eric J. Ma on 2016-06-10 | tags: programming bayesian data science deep learning

Matt Johnson (of HIPS) had an interesting comment on Wednesday.

LLVM's relationship to machine code is a bit like Deep Learning's relationship to Bayesian models. Deep learning abstracts out details into a reliable black box, unlike Bayesian models in which all details need to be known. Likewise, LLVM abstracts out machine code in a reliable fashion, so that higher level programming languages don't have to think about that stuff.


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