Generalized Derivative Based Kernelized Learning Vector Quantization

  • Frank-Michael Schleif
  • Thomas Villmann
  • Barbara Hammer
  • Petra Schneider
  • Michael Biehl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6283)


We derive a novel derivative based version of kernelized Generalized Learning Vector Quantization (KGLVQ) as an effective, easy to interpret, prototype based and kernelized classifier. It is called D-KGLVQ and we provide generalization error bounds, experimental results on real world data, showing that D-KGLVQ is competitive with KGLVQ and the SVM on UCI data and additionally show that automatic parameter adaptation for the used kernels simplifies the learning.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank-Michael Schleif
    • 1
  • Thomas Villmann
    • 2
  • Barbara Hammer
    • 1
  • Petra Schneider
    • 3
  • Michael Biehl
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of TechnUniv. of BielefeldBielefeldGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Math./Natural and CSUniv. of Appl. Sc. MittweidaMittweidaGermany
  3. 3.Johann Bernoulli Inst. for Math. and CSUniv. of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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