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An Algorithm for the Exact Computation of the Centroid of Higher Dimensional Polyhedra and its Application to Kernel Machines

Maire, Frederic D. (2003) An Algorithm for the Exact Computation of the Centroid of Higher Dimensional Polyhedra and its Application to Kernel Machines. In Third IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'03), November 19-22, 2003, Melbourne, Florida, USA.

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Abstract

The Support Vector Machine (SVM) solution corresponds to the centre of the largest sphere inscribed in version space. Alternative approaches like Bayesian Point Machines (BPM) and Analytic Centre Machines have suggested that the generalization performance can be further enhanced by considering other possible centres of version space like the centroid (centre of mass) or the analytic centre. We present an algorithm to compute exactly the centroid of higher dimensional polyhedra, then derive approximation algorithms to build a new learning machine whose performance is comparable to BPM. We also show that for regular kernel matrices (Gaussian kernels for example), the SVM solution can be obtained by solving a linear system of equalities.

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ID Code: 2985
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Bayesian Point Machines, centroid of higher dimensional polyhedra
DOI: 10.1109/ICDM.2003.1250988
ISBN: 0769519784
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Pattern Recognition and Data Mining (080109)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MARITIME ENGINEERING (091100) > Ship and Platform Structures (091105)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 IEEE
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Deposited On: 04 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 22:58

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