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  • A framework for estimating risk 

    Kroon, Rodney Stephen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    We consider the problem of model assessment by risk estimation. Various approaches to risk estimation are considered in a uni ed framework. This a discussion of various complexity dimensions and approaches to obtaining bounds ...
  • Variable selection for kernel methods with application to binary classification 

    Oosthuizen, Surette (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
    The problem of variable selection in binary kernel classification is addressed in this thesis. Kernel methods are fairly recent additions to the statistical toolbox, having originated approximately two decades ago in ...