MSVMpack: A Multi-Class Support Vector Machine Package

Fabien Lauer, Yann Guermeur.

Year: 2011, Volume: 12, Issue: 66, Pages: 2293−2296


This paper describes MSVMpack, an open source software package dedicated to our generic model of multi-class support vector machine. All four multi-class support vector machines (M-SVMs) proposed so far in the literature appear as instances of this model. MSVMpack provides for them the first unified implementation and offers a convenient basis to develop other instances. This is also the first parallel implementation for M-SVMs. The package consists in a set of command-line tools with a callable library. The documentation includes a tutorial, a user's guide and a developer's guide.

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