IJCAI Best Papers

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) is one of the best conferences in AI. It used to happen every two years and now is every one year.

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XGBoost

XGBoost stands for “Extreme Gradient Boosting”, where the term “Gradient Boosting” originates from the paper Greedy Function Approximation: A Gradient Boosting Machine, by Friedman.

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Low Dimensional Embedding

Low dimensional embedding is a method which maps the vertices of a graph into a low dimension vector space under certain constraint.

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Face Recognition

Face recognition (FR) has been the prominent biometric technique for identity authentication and has been widely used in many areas, such as military, finance, public security and daily life.

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Loss Functions

Loss functions are frequently used in supervised machine learning to minimize the differences between the predicted output of the model and the ground truth labels. In other words, it is used to measure how good our model can predict the true class of a sample from the dataset. Here I would like to list some frequently-used loss functions and give my intuitive explanation.

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