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Seminar Series Topics in Systems: Learning by Boosting and Adaptation: AdaBoost

February 20, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

room 333 (fishbowl)
P.R. Kumar

ABSTRACT
I will provide an account of the key papers by Freund and Schapire that developed AdaBoost, a major milestone in machine learning.

Freund, Yoav, and Robert E. Schapire. “A desicion-theoretic generalization of on-line learning and an application to boosting.” Computational Learning Theory: Eurocolt ‘95, pp. 23-37. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1995.

Yoav Freund and Robert E. Schapire, “A Decision-Theoretic
Generalization of On-Line Learning and an Application to Boosting.”
Journal of Computer and System Sciences, 55.1 (1997): 119-139.

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Date:
February 20, 2015
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm