Question 24/30 v3 lecture 10

If you have a single channel image and are running a 3x3 conv on it, why is opting for 8 channels problematic?


8 channels are too many - effectively we go from 9 numbers describing a patch to 8, the decrease is too small (we are not doing any useful computation, all we are doing is reordering the numbers)

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