Design of an unsupervised weight parameter estimation method in ensemble learning

Masato Uchida, Yousuke Maehara, Hiroyuki Shioya

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Abstract

A learning method using an integration of multiple component predictors as an ultimate predictor is generically referred to as ensemble learning. The present paper proposes a weight parameter estimation method for ensemble learning under the constraint that we do not have any information of the desirable (true) output. The proposed method is naturally derived from a mathematical model of ensemble learning, which is based on an exponential mixture type probabilistic model and Kullback divergence. The proposed method provides a legitimate strategy for weight parameter estimation under the abovementioned constraint if it is assumed that the accuracy of all multiple predictors are the same. We verify the effectiveness of the proposed method through numerical experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeural Information Processing - 14th International Conference, ICONIP 2007, Revised Selected Papers
Pages771-780
Number of pages10
EditionPART 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Oct 27
Externally publishedYes
Event14th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP 2007 - Kitakyushu, Japan
Duration: 2007 Nov 132007 Nov 16

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
NumberPART 1
Volume4984 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference14th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, ICONIP 2007
CountryJapan
CityKitakyushu
Period07/11/1307/11/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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