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Zhang, Hong hongzhang at anl.gov
Thu Sep 21 14:51:54 CDT 2017

Great news! According to their papers, MLSVM works only in serial. I am not sure what is stopping them using PETSc in parallel.

Btw, are there any other cases that use PETSc for machine learning? 

Hong (Mr.)

> On Sep 21, 2017, at 1:02 PM, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> From: Ilya Safro isafro at g.clemson.edu
> Date: September 17, 2017
> Subject: MLSVM 1.0, Multilevel Support Vector Machines
> We are pleased to announce the release of MLSVM 1.0, a library of fast
> multilevel algorithms for training nonlinear support vector machine
> models on large-scale datasets. The library is developed as an
> extension of PETSc to support, among other applications, the analysis
> of datasets in scientific computing.
> Highlights:
> - The best quality/performance trade-off is achieved with algebraic
> multigrid coarsening
> - Tested on academic, industrial, and healthcare datasets
> - Generates multiple models for each training
> - Effective on imbalanced datasets
> Download MLSVM at https://github.com/esadr/mlsvm
> Corresponding paper: Sadrfaridpour, Razzaghi and Safro "Engineering
> multilevel support vector machines", 2017,
> https://arxiv.org/pdf/1707.07657.pdf

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