@inbook{6811686b27a64cb9acc66f72fd1d7b49,

title = "The most robust loss function for boosting",

abstract = "Boosting algorithm is understood as the gradient descent algorithm of a loss function. It is often pointed out that the typical boosting algorithm, Adaboost, is seriously affected by the outliers. In this paper, loss functions for robust boosting are studied. Based on a concept of the robust statistics, we propose a positive-part-truncation of the loss function which makes the boosting algorithm robust against extreme outliers. Numerical experiments show that the proposed boosting algorithm is useful for highly noisy data in comparison with other competitors.",

author = "Takafumi Kanamori and Takashi Takenouchi and Shinto Eguchi and Noboru Murata",

year = "2004",

doi = "10.1007/978-3-540-30499-9_76",

language = "English",

isbn = "3540239316",

series = "Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)",

publisher = "Springer Verlag",

pages = "496--501",

editor = "Pal, {Nikhil R.} and Srimanta Pal and Nikola Kasabov and Mudi, {Rajani K.} and Parui, {Swapan K.}",

booktitle = "Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)",

}