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Old 09-16-2015, 02:56 AM
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Default Re: Multi-Class Classifier

Originally Posted by hsolo View Post
Not a direct followup to this question but I was wondering how Multinomial Softmax (generalization of logistic for multiple classes) compares with SVMs for multi-class problem, in practice.

One difference is the softmax directly gives the probability whereas SVM probabilities are 'indirect'

I was wondering how does this comparison pan out in practice?
In my experience one-versus-all linear SVM and multinomial logistic regression are somewhat comparable in practice.
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