Correction to “The Importance of Convexity in Learning With Squared Loss” [Sep 98 1974-1980]

Lee, Wee Sun, Bartlett, Peter L., & Williamson, Robert C. (2008) Correction to “The Importance of Convexity in Learning With Squared Loss” [Sep 98 1974-1980]. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 54(9), p. 4395.

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The paper "the importance of convexity in learning with squared loss" gave a lower bound on the sample complexity of learning with quadratic loss using a nonconvex function class. The proof contains an error. We show that the lower bound is true under a stronger condition that holds for many cases of interest.

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ID Code: 43982
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Agnostic learning, lower bound, sample complexity
DOI: 10.1109/TIT.2008.928242
ISSN: 0018-9448
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 IEEE
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Deposited On: 17 Aug 2011 22:55
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 21:45

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