Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

2010 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Generative Learning

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30164-8_333

Definition

Generative learning refers alternatively to any classification learning process that classifies by using an estimate of the joint probability P(y, x) or to any classification learning process that classifies by using estimates of the prior probability P(y) and the conditional probability P(x\(\vert \,y\)

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