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Use of meta-learning for parameter tuning for classification problems

Grant number: 12/23114-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2013
Effective date (End): May 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Computer Science - Computing Methodologies and Techniques
Principal Investigator:André Carlos Ponce de Leon Ferreira de Carvalho
Grantee:Rafael Gomes Mantovani
Host Institution: Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):15/03986-0 - Use of Meta-learning to improve deep learning algorithms in classification problems, BE.EP.DR

Abstract

Currently, a major task in Machine Learning (ML) that has been used is the classification of data, a task that involves assigning a default unknown class of several known ones. In ML, the pattern classification is an instance of supervised learning and can be modeled by a range of algorithms such as Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), Support Vector Machines (SMV), Decision Trees (DT), Deep Learning (DL), among others. Moreover, many times the values of parameters used in such models contribute directly to their performance, and optimize the configuration of these parameters can improve the performance of these algorithms. Recently, meta-learning concepts have been used to choose appropriate settings of parameter sets for algorithms in ML. The use of meta-learning in conjunction with optimization techniques has shown promising results. To handle with the automated selection, we propose in this project to investigate the use of meta-learning both in the selection of algorithms otimization as its parameter sets for classifiers. The overall goal is to achieve better performance in terms of accuracy and computational cost of techniques and algorithms used in classification problems.

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Scientific publications (11)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; ROSSI, ANDRE L. D.; ALCOBACA, EDESIO; VANSCHOREN, JOAQUIN; DE CARVALHO, ANDRE C. P. L. F.. A meta-learning recommender system for hyperparameter tuning: Predicting when tuning improves SVM classifiers. INFORMATION SCIENCES, v. 501, p. 193-221, . (12/23114-9, 15/03986-0, 18/14819-5)
AGUIAR, GABRIEL JONAS; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL GOMES; MASTELINI, SAULO M.; DE CARVALHO, ANDRE C. P. F. L.; CAMPOS, GABRIEL F. C.; BARBON JUNIOR, SYLVIO. A meta-learning approach for selecting image segmentation algorithm. PATTERN RECOGNITION LETTERS, v. 128, p. 480-487, . (16/18615-0, 12/23114-9, 13/07375-0, 18/07319-6)
CENTINI CAMPOS, GABRIEL FILLIPE; MASTELINI, SAULO MARTIELLO; AGUIAR, GABRIEL JONAS; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL GOMES; DE MELO, LEONIMER FLAVIO; BARBON, JR., SYLVIO. Machine learning hyperparameter selection for Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization. EURASIP JOURNAL ON IMAGE AND VIDEO PROCESSING, . (12/23114-9)
CERRI, RICARDO; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; BASGALUPP, MARCIO P.; DE CARVALHO, ANDRE C. P. L. F.; IEEE. Multi-label Feature Selection Techniques for Hierarchical Multi-label Protein Function Prediction. 2018 INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS (IJCNN), v. N/A, p. 7-pg., . (13/07375-0, 15/14300-1, 12/23114-9)
CAMPOS, GABRIEL F. C.; BARBON, SYLVIO, JR.; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; IEEE. A Meta-learning Approach for Recommendation of Image Segmentation Algorithms. 2016 29TH SIBGRAPI CONFERENCE ON GRAPHICS, PATTERNS AND IMAGES (SIBGRAPI), v. N/A, p. 8-pg., . (12/23114-9)
DE ABREU, IURI BONNA M.; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; CERRI, RICARDO; IEEE. Incorporating Instance Correlations in Multi-label Classification via Label-Space. 2017 INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS (IJCNN), v. N/A, p. 8-pg., . (15/14300-1, 12/23114-9)
HORVATH, TOMAS; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; DE CARVALHO, ANDRE C. P. L. F.; MADUREIRA, AM; ABRAHAM, A; GAMBOA, D; NOVAIS, P. Effects of Random Sampling on SVM Hyper-parameter Tuning. INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS (ISDA 2016), v. 557, p. 11-pg., . (13/07375-0, 12/23114-9)
ALCOBACA, EDESIO; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; ROSSI, ANDRE L. D.; DE CARVALHO, ANDRE C. P. L. F.; IEEE. Dimensionality Reduction for the Algorithm Recommendation Problem. 2018 7TH BRAZILIAN CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS (BRACIS), v. N/A, p. 6-pg., . (12/23114-9)
MANTOVANI, RAFAEL G.; HORVATH, TOMAS; CERRI, RICARDO; VANSCHOREN, JOAQUIN; DE CARVALHO, ANDRE C. P. L. F.; IEEE. Hyper-parameter Tuning of a Decision Tree Induction Algorithm. PROCEEDINGS OF 2016 5TH BRAZILIAN CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS (BRACIS 2016), v. N/A, p. 6-pg., . (13/07375-0, 15/03986-0, 12/23114-9)
CENTINI CAMPOS, GABRIEL FILLIPE; MASTELINI, SAULO MARTIELLO; AGUIAR, GABRIEL JONAS; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL GOMES; DE MELO, LEONIMER FLAVIO; BARBON, SYLVIO, JR.. Machine learning hyperparameter selection for Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization. EURASIP JOURNAL ON IMAGE AND VIDEO PROCESSING, v. N/A, p. 18-pg., . (12/23114-9)
BARBON, ANA PAULA A. C.; BARBON, JR., SYLVIO; MANTOVANI, RAFAEL GOMES; FUZYI, ESTEFANIA MAYUMI; PERES, LOUISE MANHA; BRIDI, ANA MARIA. Storage time prediction of pork by Computational Intelligence. COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS IN AGRICULTURE, v. 127, p. 368-375, . (12/23114-9)
Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
MANTOVANI, Rafael Gomes. Use of meta-learning for hyperparameter tuning of classification problems. 2018. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC/SB) São Carlos.

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