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Yatin Patel


A comparison of the Fisher Linear Discriminant and the Support Vector Machines methods to
classify two di erent datasets. The purpose is to understand the differences between these two methods not just accuracy in prediction but also complexity of implementation.
The First Data Set is Glass Identi cation Database
(a) Creator: B. German. Central Research Establishment Home Oce
Forensic Science Service Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire RG7 4PN
(b) Donor: Vina Spiehler, Ph.D., DABFT Diagnostic Products Corpora-
tion (213) 776-0180 (ext 3014)
(c) Date: September, 1987

Second Data Set is Letter Recognition Data Set (from UCI's Machine Learning Repository)
(a) Creator: David J. Slate Odesta Corporation 1890 Maple Ave Suite 115
Evanston, IL 60201
(b) Donor: David J. Slate (dave '@' (708) 491-3867

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