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May 11, 2022, 10:32 a.m. | /u/blahbloopooo

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Why do we use the natural log for loss, rather than any other log base?

Is it for computational cost reasons? Is it optimal for convergence? Is it just a rule of thumb and maybe also another hyperparameter we choose without thinking about it?

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