| ||Ask HN: How can I learn to read mathematical notation?|
212 points by cursorial on Nov 22, 2018 | hide | past | web | favorite | 137 comments |
|There are a lot of fields I'm interested in, such as machine learning, but I struggle to understand how they work as most resources I come across are full of complex mathematical notation that I never learned how to read in school or University.|
How do you learn to read this stuff? I'm frequently stumped by an academic paper or book that I just can't understand due to mathematical notation that I simply cannot read.
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