Mixture of Experts-Introduction

Abdulkader Helwan
11 min readAug 10, 2023

Mixture of Experts (MoE) is like a teamwork technique in the world of neural networks. Imagine breaking down a big task into smaller parts and having different experts tackle each part. Then, there’s a clever judge who decides which expert’s advice to follow based on the situation, and all these suggestions are blended.

Although it was first explained using nerdy neural network stuff, you can use this idea with any type of expert or model. It’s a bit like when you combine different flavors to make a tasty dish, and this belongs to the cool group of ensemble learning methods…

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