Snarky(?) pure math explanation of supervised machine learning:
Grid Search no more!
Here is a very nice illustration from Bergstra & Bengio (2012) why Random Search is often superior to Grid Search for purposes of parameter choice -- Random Search gives by far the better approximations to the important univariate parameter distributions.
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