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htlin 06-10-2012 04:42 PM

SVM Research
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Originally Posted by cambridge11 (Post 2937)
One last question: What are some of the important outstanding research questions related to SVMs from a theoretical standpoint? Or is this area pretty well understood?

Thanks again!

The original (binary classification) SVM is pretty mature from both the theoretical side and the practical side for mid-scale data. Large-scale learning with SVM remains to be a challenging research direction. In recent years, my observation is that people work more on studying other SVM-related formulations for different machine learning tasks.

Hope this helps.

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