Generalised Decision Level Ensemble Method for Classifying Multi-media Data

Saleh Alyahyan (Lead Author), Wenjia Wang

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In recent decades, multimedia data have been commonly generated and used in various domains, such as in healthcare and social media due to their ability of capturing rich information. But as they are unstructured and separated, how to fuse and integrate multimedia datasets and then learn from them eectively have been a main challenge to machine learning. We present a novel generalised decision level ensemble method (GDLEM) that combines the multimedia datasets at decision level. After extracting features from each of multimedia datasets separately, the method trains models independently on each media dataset and then employs a generalised selection function to choose the appropriate models to construct a heterogeneous ensemble. The selection function is dened as a weighted combination of two criteria: the accuracy of individual models and the diversity among the models. The framework is tested on multimedia data and compared with other heterogeneous ensembles. The results show that the GDLEM is more exible and eective.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSGAI 2018: Artificial Intelligence XXXV
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-04191-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-04190-8
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
Event38th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Dec 201813 Dec 2018
Conference number: 38


Conference38th SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Abbreviated titleAI-2018
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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