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Solving the Multiple-Instance Problem: A Lazy Learning Approach

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Solving the Multiple-Instance Problem: A Lazy Learning Approach
As opposed to traditional supervised learning, multiple-instance learning concerns the problem of classifying a bag of instances, given bags that are labeled by a teacher as being overall positive or negative. Current research mainly concentrates on adapting traditional concept learning to solve this problem. In this paper we investigate the use of lazy learning and Hausdorff distance to approach the multipleinstance problem. We present two variants of the K-nearest neighbor algorithm, called BayesianKNN and Citation-KNN, solving the multipleinstance problem. Experiments on the Drug discovery benchmark data show that both algorithms are competitive with the best ones conceived in the concept learning framework. Further work includes exploring of a combination of lazy and eager multiple-instance problem classifiers.
Jun Wang, Jean-Daniel Zucker
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Type Conference
Year 2000
Where ICML
Authors Jun Wang, Jean-Daniel Zucker
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