Week 3 testing bug

In the programming assignment we define the compute_cost(A2, Y) function. I define it as

compute_cost(A2, Y) :

   cost = - np.squeeze(np.dot(np.log(A2), Y.T))
   return cost

The test on this fails like this:
cost = 0.6926858869721941
Error: Wrong output
1 Tests passed
1 Tests failed
Expected output

cost = 0.6930587610394646

The rest of the assignment works perfectly. I got 88/100 because of this. Could it a problem with the expected output?


Hi @mradassaad , welcome to the Discourse community. I am not sure where the Y.T is coming from, but first of all make sure to implement the full cost function. The instructions give you part of the solution

logprobs = np.multiply(np.log(A2),Y)
cost = - np.sum(logprobs)

But there is an additional part to be added.

Hope this helps.

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Hi @sjfischer. Thank you for your answer!

Are you referring to the part where we squeeze the array to take away all unnecessary dimensions?

cost = float(np.squeeze(cost))

I have already done so, yet I still get the test as failed… Not sure what is happening.


Hi @mradassaad , I am referring to logprobs, which actually has two parts. One part is mentioned in the instructions, but there is a second part to be added. It might be that the test fails because of that.

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Got it! I fixed the issue. Thank you so much @sjfischer .

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@mradassaad Great to hear it is solved!