Machine Learning - Support Vector Machines

Klipi teostus: Mirjam Paales, 07.05.2013 4010 vaatamist Arvutiteadus

XIII. Support Vector Machines

Given by Konstantin Tretyakov
Brief summary: Recap on algebra and geometry. Maximal margin classifiers. Reformulation as a quadratic programming problem. Primal and dual forms. SVM as an example of a regularized learning problem. Hinge loss as an example of a surrogate loss function.
Slides: (pdf)
Cristianini and Shawe-Taylor: An Introduction to Support Vector Machines pages 93 - 112
Schölkopf and Smola: Learning with Kernels pages 189 - 215

Two ways to minimise objective function hard and soft clustering. Soft clustering as expectation-maximisation. Robust Gaussian mixture models. Mixtures of Bernoulli distributions. Logistic regression and linear discriminant analysis.