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Multiple Classifier Systems : 9th International Workshop, MCS 2010, Cairo, Egypt, April 7-9, 2010, Proceedings - Neamat El Gayar

Multiple Classifier Systems

9th International Workshop, MCS 2010, Cairo, Egypt, April 7-9, 2010, Proceedings

By: Neamat El Gayar (Editor), Josef Kittler (Editor), Fabio Roli (Editor)

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These proceedings are a record of the Multiple Classi?er Systems Workshop, MCS 2010, held at the Nile University, Egypt in April 2010. Being the ninth in a well-established series of meetings providing an international forum for d- cussion of issues in multiple classi?er system design, the workshop achieved its objective of bringing together researchers from diverse communities (neural n- works, pattern recognition, machine learning and statistics) concerned with this researchtopic.Frommorethan50submissions, theProgramCommitteeselected 31 papers to create an interesting scienti?c program.Paperswere organizedinto sessionsdealingwithclassi?ercombinationandclassi?erselection, diversity, b- ging and boosting, combination of multiple kernels, and applications. The wo- shopprogramandthisvolumewereenrichedbytwoinvitedtalksgivenbyGavin Brown(University of Manchester, UK), and Friedhelm Schwenker(University of Ulm, Germany). As usual, the workshop would not have been possible without the help of many individuals and organizations. First of all, our thanks go to the members of the MCS 2010 Program Committee, whose expertise and dedication helped us create an interesting event that marks the progressmade in this ?eld overthe last year and aspire to chart its future research. The help of James Field from the University of Surrey, who administered the submitted paper reviews, and of Giorgio Fumera who managed the MCS website deserve a particular mention. Special thanks are due to the members of the Nile University Organizing C- mittee, AhmedSalah, AmiraElBaroudy, EsraaAly, HebaEzzat, NesrineSameh, Rana Salah and Mohamed Zahhar for their indispensable contributions to the registration management, local organization, and proceedings preparation.

Classifier Ensembles(I)
Weighted Bagging for Graph Based One-Class Classifiersp. 1
Improving Multilabel Classification Performance by Using Ensemble of Multi-label Classifiersp. 11
New Feature Splitting Criteria for Co-training Using Genetic Algorithm Optimizationp. 22
Incremental Learning of New Classes in Unbalanced Datasets: Learn++.UDNCp. 33
Tomographic Considerations in Ensemble Bias/Variance Decompositionp. 43
Choosing Parameters for Random Subspace Ensembles for fMRI Classificationp. 54
Classifier Ensembles(II)
An Experimental Study on Ensembles of Functional Treesp. 64
Multiple Classifier Systems under Attackp. 74
SOCIAL: Self-Organizing Classifier ensemble for Adversarial Learningp. 84
Unsupervised Change-Detection in Retinal Images by a Multiple-Classifier Approachp. 94
A Double Pruning Algorithm for Classification Ensemblesp. 104
Estimation of the Number of Clusters Using Multiple Clustering Validity Indicesp. 114
Classifier Diversity
"Good" and "Bad" Diversity in Majority Vote Ensemblesp. 124
Multi-information Ensemble Diversityp. 134
Classifier Selection
Dynamic Selection of Ensembles of Classifiers Using Contextual Informationp. 145
Selecting Structural Base Classifiers for Graph-Based Multiple Classifier Systemsp. 155
Combining Multiple Kernels
A Support Kernel Machine for Supervised Selective Combining of Diverse Pattern-Recognition Modalitiesp. 165
Combining Multiple Kernels by Augmenting the Kernel Matrixp. 175
Boosting and Bootstrapping
Class-Separability Weighting and Bootstrapping in Error Correcting Output Code Ensemblesp. 185
Boosted Geometry-Based Ensemblesp. 195
Online Non-stationary Boostingp. 205
Handwriting Recognition
Combining Neural Networks to Improve Performance of Handwritten Keyword Spottingp. 215
Combining Committee-Based Semi-supervised and Active Learning and Its Application to Handwritten Digits Recognitionp. 225
Using Diversity in Classifier Set Selection for Arabic Handwritten Recognitionp. 235
Applications
Forecase Combination Strategies for Handling Structural Breaks for Time Series Forecastingp. 245
A Multiple Classifier System for Classification of LIDAR Remote Sensing Data using Multi-class SVMp. 254
A Multi-Classifier System for Off-Line Signature Verification Based on Dissimilarity Representationp. 264
A Multi-objective Sequential Ensemble for Cluster Structure Analysis and Visualization and Application to Gene Expressionp. 274
Combining 2D and 3D Features to Classify Protein Mutants in HeLa Cellsp. 284
An Experimental Comparison of Hierarchical Bayes and True Path Rule Ensembles for Protein Function Predictionp. 294
Recognizing Combinations of Facial Action Units with Different Intensity Using a Mixture of Hidden Markov Models and Neural Networkp. 304
Invited Papers
Some Thoughts at the Interface of Ensemble Methods and Feature Selection (Abstract)p. 314
Multiple Classifier Systems for the Recogonition of Human Emotionsp. 315
Erratum
Erratum to Biggio, B., Fumera, G., Roli, F., "Multiple classifier systems for adversarial classification tasks." In Benediktsson, J.A., Kittler, J., Roli, F., eds.: MCS 2009. Volume 5519 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science., Springer (2009) 132141p. 325
Author Indexp. 327
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ISBN: 9783642121265
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Language: English
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Published: 25th March 2010
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