"Boolean" (Net Decoder)

NetDecoder["Boolean"]

represents a decoder that converts a probability p to False if p<0.5, and True otherwise.

Details

  • NetDecoder[][input] applies the decoder to an input to produce an output.
  • NetDecoder[][{input1,input2,}] applies the decoder to a list of inputs to produce a list of outputs.
  • The input to the decoder input is a scalar in the range 0input1.
  • NetDecoder[{"Boolean","InputDepth"->n}] can be used to specify that the input array has depth n. The default depth is 0, indicating that the input is a single real number.
  • A decoder can be attached to an output port of a net by specifying "port"->NetDecoder[] when constructing the net.
  • Properties
  • NetDecoder["Boolean"][data,prop] can be used to calculate a specific property for the input data.
  • When a "Boolean" decoder is attached to a net, net[data,prop] or net[data,"oport"->prop] can be used to calculate a specific property of the decoded output.
  • The "Boolean" decoder supports the following properties prop:
  • "Decision"the Boolean class False or True with the highest probability (default)
    "Probability"the probability p of class True
    "Entropy"the entropy of the probability distribution
    "RandomSample"sample a Boolean proportionally to its probability
    {"RandomSample","Temperature"t}sample using a positive temperature t
    Nonebypass decoding and return the input

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Create a Boolean decoder:

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Decode a probability as either True or False:

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The decoder maps over a batch of examples:

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The decoder expects probabilities as inputs and acts as Identity with the property "Probability":

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Compute the entropy:

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