I think one potential difficulty is that the one that references Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning* seems to be dealing with a different intent than the other two questions. *(presumably Bishop's book, though it's not the only one by that title) Specifically, the two questions that are already duplicates seem to be specifically dealing with what I'd ...


Yes, merge both the questions and answer.


No, do not merge the questions.

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