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An inductive inference approach to classification

  • Rusins Freivalds
  • Achim G. Hoffmann
Submitted Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 642)

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a formal framework for investigating the relationship of inductive inference and the task of classification. We give the first results on the relationship between functions that can be identified in the limit and functions that can be acquired from unclassified objects only. Moreover, we present results on the complexity of classification functions and the preconditions necessary in order to allow the computation of such functions.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rusins Freivalds
    • 1
  • Achim G. Hoffmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Inst. of Mathematics & Comp. ScienceThe University of LatviaRigaLatvia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science FR 5-11Technische Universität BerlinBerlin 10

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