A Game-Theoretic Approach to Weighted Majority Voting for Combining SVM Classifiers

  title={A Game-Theoretic Approach to Weighted Majority Voting for Combining SVM Classifiers},
  author={Harris V. Georgiou and Michael E. Mavroforakis and Sergios Theodoridis},
A new approach from the game-theoretic point of view is proposed for the problem of optimally combining classifiers in dichotomous choice situations. The analysis of weighted majority voting under the viewpoint of coalition gaming, leads to the existence of analytical solutions to optimal weights for the classifiers based on their prior competencies. The general framework of weighted majority rules (WMR) is tested against common rank-based and simple majority models, as well as two soft-output… 

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