Enhancing Visual Concept Detection by a Novel Matrix Modular Scheme on SVM

  • Zhong-Qiu Zhao
  • Hervé Glotin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5706)


A novel Matrix Modular Support Vector Machine(MMSVM) classifier is proposed to partition a visual concept problem into many easier two-class problems.This MMSVM shows significant detection improvements on the ImageClef2008 VCDT task, with a relative reduction of 15% of the classification error, compared with usual SVMs.


Visual Concept Matrix Modular Modular Neural Network Palmprint Recognition Vote Machine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhong-Qiu Zhao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hervé Glotin
    • 1
  1. 1.Systems and Information Sciences Lab. (LSIS)UMR CNRS &, Univ. Sud Toulon-VarFrance
  2. 2.Computer and Information SchoolHefei Univ. of TechnologyChina

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