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Multi-class Classifier

While some classification algorithms naturally permit the use of more than two classes, some algorithms, such as Support Vector Machines (SVM), are by nature solving a two-class problem only. These two-class (or binary) classifiers can be turned into multi-class classifiers by using different strategies, such as One-Against-Rest or One-Against-One.
Intel DAAL
implements a Multi-Class Classifier using the One-Against-One strategy.
Multi-class classifiers, such as SVM, are based on two-class classifiers, which are integral components of the models trained with the corresponding multi-class classifier algorithms.
For more information on the concepts behind the algorithm, see "Details" section.
For more information on the algorithm's parameters for a specific computation mode and examples of its usage, see "Batch Processing", "Online Processing" and "Distributed Processing" sections.

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