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An incremental learning algorithm based on Support Vector Machine for pattern recognition
Author(s): Lamei Zou; Tianxu Zhang; Zhiguo Cao
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Paper Abstract

With the advent of information age, especially with the rapid development of network, "information explosion" problem has emerged. How to improve the classifier's training precision steadily with accumulation of the samples is the original idea of the incremental learning. Support Vector Machine (SVM) has been successfully applied in many pattern recognition fields. While its complex computation is the bottle-neck to deal with large-scale data. It's important to do researches on the SVM's incremental learning. This article proposes a SVM's incremental learning algorithm based on the filtering fixed partition of the data set. This article firstly presents "Two-class problem"s algorithm and then generalizes it to the "Multiclass problem" algorithm by the One-vs-One method. The experimental results on three types of data sets' classification show that the proposed incremental learning technique can greatly improve the efficiency of SVM learning. SVM Incremental learning can not only ensure the correct identification rate but also speedup the training process.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7496, MIPPR 2009: Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision, 74961H (30 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.832348
Show Author Affiliations
Lamei Zou, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Tianxu Zhang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Zhiguo Cao, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7496:
MIPPR 2009: Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision
Mingyue Ding; Bir Bhanu; Friedrich M. Wahl; Jonathan Roberts, Editor(s)

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