Multiple Classifier Systems: 5th International Workshop, MCS 2004, Cagliari, Italy, June 9-11, 2004, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Multiple Classifier Systems, MCS 2004, held in Cagliari, Italy in June 2004. The 35 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 50 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on bagging and boosting, combination methods, design methods, performance analysis, and applications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540221449
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/27/2004
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series , #3077
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Invited Papers.- Classifier Ensembles for Changing Environments.- A Generic Sensor Fusion Problem: Classification and Function Estimation.- Bagging and Boosting.- AveBoost2: Boosting for Noisy Data.- Bagging Decision Multi-trees.- Learn++.MT: A New Approach to Incremental Learning.- Beyond Boosting: Recursive ECOC Learning Machines.- Exact Bagging with k-Nearest Neighbour Classifiers.- Combination Methods.- Yet Another Method for Combining Classifiers Outputs: A Maximum Entropy Approach.- Combining One-Class Classifiers to Classify Missing Data.- Combining Kernel Information for Support Vector Classification.- Combining Classifiers Using Dependency-Based Product Approximation with Bayes Error Rate.- Combining Dissimilarity-Based One-Class Classifiers.- A Modular System for the Classification of Time Series Data.- A Probabilistic Model Using Information Theoretic Measures for Cluster Ensembles.- Classifier Fusion Using Triangular Norms.- Dynamic Integration of Regression Models.- Dynamic Classifier Selection by Adaptive k-Nearest-Neighbourhood Rule.- Design Methods.- Spectral Measure for Multi-class Problems.- The Relationship between Classifier Factorisation and Performance in Shastic Vector Quantisation.- A Method for Designing Cost-Sensitive ECOC.- Building Graph-Based Classifier Ensembles by Random Node Selection.- A Comparison of Ensemble Creation Techniques.- Multiple Classifiers System for Reducing Influences of Atypical Observations.- Sharing Training Patterns among Multiple Classifiers.- Performance Analysis.- First Experiments on Ensembles of Radial Basis Functions.- Random Aggregated and Bagged Ensembles of SVMs: An Empirical Bias–Variance Analysis.- Building Diverse Classifier Outputs to Evaluate the Behavior of Combination Methods: The Case of Two Classifiers.- An Empirical Comparison of Hierarchical vs. Two-Level Approaches to Multiclass Problems.- Experiments on Ensembles with Missing and Noisy Data.- Applications.- Induced Decision Fusion in Automated Sign Language Interpretation: Using ICA to Isolate the Underlying Components of Sign.- Ensembles of Classifiers Derived from Multiple Prototypes and Their Application to Handwriting Recognition.- Network Intrusion Detection by a Multi-stage Classification System.- Application of Breiman’s Random Forest to Modeling Structure-Activity Relationships of Pharmaceutical Molecules.- Experimental Study on Multiple LDA Classifier Combination for High Dimensional Data Classification.- Physics-Based Decorrelation of Image Data for Decision Level Fusion in Face Verification.- High Security Fingerprint Verification by Perceptron-Based Fusion of Multiple Matchers.- Second Guessing a Commercial’Black Box’ Classifier by an’In House’ Classifier: Serial Classifier Combination in a Speech Recognition Application.

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