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Old 09-01-2012, 10:08 AM
Andrs Andrs is offline
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Default Re: libsvm and Python

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Originally Posted by doclogan View Post
There is a readme file in the directory which does provide documentation on the interface. I switched to the scikit-learn package which has better documentation and several examples (and is faster too - at least out of the box). It is based on libsvm. I am using ubuntu so I do not know if they are issues with using this package in a windows environment.
Thanks doclogan, scikit-learn seems to be a very good package. When I look into the parameters for the kernel = "poly", they talk about gamma (gamma*u'*v + coef0)^degree).
Gamma is not clearly defined in our formula and it is multiplicating the inner product. Are you setting the values 1 to gamma and coeff0 ? Any other parameters that I should pay attention (other than the degree = 2)?
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