Grace Wahba's Talk at the Chicago ASA Chapter November, 2004

Grace Wahba's Talk at the Chicago ASA Chapter meeting, December 1, 2004.

Title: Classification, Penalized Likelihood, and the Support Vector Machine.

Overheads for the talk are here: ps pdf.
The talk is based partly on Lee, Lin and Wahba 2004 and Lee, Wahba and Ackerman 2004. Before computing, please see the corrections to bizarre copy editor's mistakes here.
References cited in the talk are here. See the TRLIST below for further references.

Talk anouncement from the Chicago ASA Chapter is here.

Cost functions for some large margin classifiers here. Plot courtesy Yi Lin.

Grace Wahba and students' reports available on the web (homepage here) and click on TRLIST

Grace Wahba's list of publications here.