The Information Structuralist

ECE 299: Vapnik-Chervonenkis classes

Posted in Corrupting the Young, Statistical Learning and Inference by mraginsky on February 28, 2011

Having covered generalization bounds for abstract ERM via Rademacher averages, we now trace the historical development of the field:

  • Vapnik-Chervonenkis classes: shatter coefficients; VC dimension; examples of VC classes; Sauer-Shelah lemma; implication for Rademacher averages

Mmmmm, character-building!

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