Multiple Instance Learning with Radial Basis Function Neural Networks

  • Abdelhamid Bouchachia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3316)


This paper investigates the application of radial basis function neural networks (RBFNs) for solving the problem of multiple instance learning (MIL). As a particular form of the traditional supervised learning paradigm, MIL deals with the classification of patterns grouped into bags. Labels of bags are known but not those of individual patterns. To solve the MIL problem, a neural solution based on RBFNs is proposed. A classical application of RBFNs and bag unit-based variants are discussed. The evaluation, conducted on two benchmark data sets, showed that the proposed bag unit-based variant performs very well.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelhamid Bouchachia
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  1. 1.Dept. of Informatics-SystemsUniversity of KlagenfurtKlagenfurtAustria

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