and I am so, so sorry.

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How a Statistician Reacts to Life on Venus

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A Jump-Start GAN Tutorial

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Building the Simplest of GANs in PyTorch

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How the AEGAN architecture stabilizes GAN training and prevents mode collapse

AEGAN, a two-way street (Image source: Pixabay)

and other dead-giveaways that you’re a fake data scientist

Like most news outlets writing about “hackers”, fake data scientists happily use any random code they find online (image source: Picography)

Visualizing how GANs learn in low-dimensional latent spaces

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How GANs tie themselves in knots and why that impairs both training and quality

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Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) are being hailed as the Next Big Thing™️ in generative art, and with good reason. New technology has always been a driving factor in art — from the invention of paints to the…

Visualizing the Very Basics of Generative Adversarial Networks

Figure 1: the first figure ever published in a GAN paper, illustrating a GAN learning to map uniform noise to the normal distribution. Black dots are the real data points, the green curve is the distribution generated by the GAN, and the blue curve is the discriminator’s confidence that a sample in that region is real. Here x denotes the sample space and z the latent space. (Source: Goodfellow 2014)

Real-time visualizations of GAN learning and mode collapse

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A Forger and a Detective Walk into a Bar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few years, you’ve doubtless heard the fanfare surrounding generative adversarial networks (GANs). In particular, their ability to create new, photo-realistic images is astounding. Consider the following images:

Conor Lazarou

Data science and ML consultant, generative artist, writer.

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