Mathematical Foundations for Supervised Learning

  • Mark HoogendoornEmail author
  • Burkhardt Funk
Part of the Cognitive Systems Monographs book series (COSMOS, volume 35)


In this chapter the theoretical underpinning of supervised learning are discussed. The whole supervised machine learning process is explained from a more formal perspective as well as some underlying theories. The theories discussed include concepts such as PAC learnability and VC dimensions. The implications of these theories are discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceVrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikLeuphana Universität LüneburgLüneburgGermany

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