Meta-Learning - Concepts and Techniques

  title={Meta-Learning - Concepts and Techniques},
  author={Ricardo Vilalta and Christophe G. Giraud-Carrier and Pavel Brazdil},
  booktitle={Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Handbook},
The field of meta-learning has as one of its primary goals the understanding of the interaction between the mechanism of learning and the concrete contexts in which that mechanism is applicable. The field has seen a continuous growth in the past years with interesting new developments in the construction of practical modelselection assistants, task-adaptive learners, and a solid conceptual framework. In this chapter we give an overview of different techniques necessary to build metalearning… CONTINUE READING
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