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Title: A Hierarchical Approach for Multi-task Logistic Regression
Authors: Lapedriza Garcia, Àgata
Masip Rodó, David
Vitrià, Jordi
Issue Date: 2007
Type: Part or chapter of book
Citation: LAPEDRIZA, A.; MASIP, D.; VITRIÀ, J. (2007). "A Hierarchical Approach for Multi-task Logistic Regression". In: MARTÍ, J.; BENEDI, J.M.; MENDONÇA, A.M.; SERRAT, J. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer. Núm. 4478. Pág. 258-265
Abstract: In the statistical pattern recognition eld the number of samples to train a classifer is usually insu cient. Nevertheless, it has been shown that some learning domains can be divided in a set of related tasks, that can be simultaneously trained sharing information among the different tasks. This methodology is known as the multi-task learning paradigm. In this paper we propose a multi-task probabilistic logistic regression model and develop a learning algorithm based in this framework, which can deal with the small sample size problem. Our experiments performed in two independent databases from the UCI and a multi-task face classification experiment show the improved accuracies of the multi-task learning approach with respect to the single task approach when using the same probabilistic model.
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