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R: Data Analysis and Visualization by Ágnes Vidovics-Dancs, Kata Váradi, Tamás Vadász, Ágnes Tuza, Balázs Árpád Szucs, Julia Molnár, Péter Medvegyev, Balázs Márkus, István Margitai, Péter Juhász, Dániel Havran, Gergely Gabler, Barbara Dömötör, Gergely Daróczi, Ádám Banai, Milán Badics, Ferenc Illés, Edina Berlinger, Bater Makhabel, Hrishi V. Mittal, Jaynal Abedin, Brett Lantz, Tony Fischetti

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Chapter 3. Lazy Learning – Classification Using Nearest Neighbors

An interesting new type of dining experience has been appearing in cities around the world. Patrons are served in a completely darkened restaurant by waiters who move carefully around memorized routes using only their sense of touch and sound. The allure of these establishments is the belief that depriving oneself of visual sensory input will enhance the sense of taste and smell, and foods will be experienced in new ways. Each bite provides a sense of wonder while discovering the flavors the chef has prepared.

Can you imagine how a diner experiences the unseen food? Upon first bite, the senses are overwhelmed. What are the dominant flavors? Does the food taste savory or sweet? Does ...

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