"hat a perspective is going to be is it’s going to be a representation of all possible solutions. So it’s some encoding of the set of possible solutions to the problem. Once we have that encoding of the set of possible solutions, then we can create our landscape by just assigning a value to each one of those solutions. And that will give us a landscape picture like you saw before. Now most of us are familiar with perspectives, even though we don’t know it. Let me give some examples. Remember when we took seventh grade math? We learned about how to represent a point, how to plot points. And we typically learned two ways to do it. The first way was Cartesian coordinates. So given a point, we would represent it by and an X and a Y value in space. "- Transcript from Scott Page Coursera

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