On the consistency of multiclass classification methods
Tewari, Ambuj & Bartlett, Peter L. (2005) On the consistency of multiclass classification methods. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3559, pp. 143-157.
Binary classification methods can be generalized in many ways to handle multiple classes. It turns out that not all generalizations preserve the nice property of Bayes consistency. We provide a necessary and sufficient condition for consistency which applies to a large class of multiclass classification methods. The approach is illustrated by applying it to some multiclass methods proposed in the literature.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Learning Theory: 18th Annual Conference on Learning Theory, COLT 2005, Bertinoro, Italy, June 27-30, 2005. Proceedings|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Schools > Mathematical Sciences
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Springer|
|Deposited On:||18 Aug 2011 08:06|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 14:33|
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