Computer Science 8751
Advanced Machine Learning
Homework Assignment 5 (20 points)
Due May 9, 2008

  1. Exercise 6.1 on page 198
  2. Exercise 6.6 on page 199
  3. Show the equations that would be created to learn the XOR problem using a Support Vector Machine. Make sure to include slack variables.
  4. How would you apply AdaBoost to SVMs. Show how your answer might work for the data in the previous exercise.