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Aug 21 2019   7:42PM GMT

generative adversarial network (GAN)

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A generative adversarial network (GAN) is a machine learning (ML) model in which two neural networks compete with each other to become more accurate in their predictions. Continued…

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“Since GANs are capable of analyzing and recognizing detailed data, these systems are a powerhouse for generating artificial content.” – Ronald Schmelzer

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