Su-Yun Huang

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In dealing with large data sets, the reduced support vector machine (RSVM) was proposed for the practical objective to overcome some computational difficulties as well as to reduce the model complexity. In this paper, we study the RSVM from the viewpoint of sampling design, its robustness, and the spectral analysis of the reduced kernel. We consider the(More)
The problem of choosing a good parameter setting for a better generalization performance in a learning task is the so-called model selection. A nested uniform design (UD) methodology is proposed for efficient, robust and automatic model selection for support vector machines (SVMs). The proposed method is applied to select the candidate set of parameter(More)
Kernel Fisher’s linear discriminant analysis (KFLDA) has been proposed for nonlinear binary classification (Mika, Rätsch, Weston, Schölkopf and Müller, 1999, Baudat and Anouar, 2000). It is a hybrid method of the classical Fisher’s linear discriminant analysis and a kernel machine. Experimental results (e.g., Schölkopf and Smola, 2002) have shown that the(More)
This letter discusses the robustness issue of kernel principal component analysis. A class of new robust procedures is proposed based on eigenvalue decomposition of weighted covariance. The proposed procedures will place less weight on deviant patterns and thus be more resistant to data contamination and model deviation. Theoretical influence functions are(More)
BACKGROUND The maximal number of live births (k) per donor was usually determined by cultural and social perspective. It was rarely decided on the basis of scientific evidence or discussed from mathematical or probabilistic viewpoint. METHODS AND RESULTS To recommend a value for k, we propose three criteria to evaluate its impact on consanguinity and(More)
Selection of influential genes with microarray data often faces the difficulties of a large number of genes and a relatively small group of subjects. In addition to the curse of dimensionality, many gene selection methods weight the contribution from each individual subject equally. This equal-contribution assumption cannot account for the possible(More)