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Transfer Learning

  • Ting-Wu Chin
  • Cha ZhangEmail author
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Transfer learning is a methodology in machine learning that exploits the representation and/or features previously learned from some other tasks to better learn a target task. Generally, transfer learning makes learning target task faster, and when the target task lacks training data, transfer learning improves performance. Formally, a domain\(\mathcal {D}=(\mathcal {X},P(X))\)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Microsoft Cloud & AIRedmondUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Cha Zhang
    • 1
  • Lei Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.RedmondUSA
  2. 2.MicrosoftWAUSA