Skip to content (access key 's')
Logo of Technion
Logo of CS Department
Events

Events

Theory Seminar: Efficient Optimization in Machine Learning
event speaker icon
Elad Hazan (Technion)
event date icon
Wednesday, 30.11.2011, 12:30
event location icon
Taub 201
Linear classification is a fundamental problem of machine learning, in which positive and negative examples of a concept are represented in Euclidean space by their feature vectors, and we seek to find a hyperplane separating the two classes of vectors.

In this talk we'll describe recent advances in efficient algorithms for linear classification and related machine learning problems. In particular we'll describe the first sublinear-time (information-optimal) algorithms for linear classification and discuss when can optimization time meets the information limit.
[Back to the index of events]