The Loss Surfaces of Neural Networks with General Activation Functions

8 Apr 2020Nicholas P. BaskervilleJonathan P. KeatingFrancesco MezzadriJoseph Najnudel

We present results extending the foundational work of Choromanska et al (2015) on the complexity of the loss surfaces of multi-layer neural networks. We remove the strict reliance on specifically ReLU activation functions and obtain broadly the same results for general activation functions... (read more)

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