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Python Machine Learning Cookbook by Prateek Joshi

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Building a linear classifier using Support Vector Machine (SVMs)

SVMs are supervised learning models that are used to build classifiers and regressors. An SVM finds the best separating boundary between the two sets of points by solving a system of mathematical equations. If you are not familiar with SVMs, here are a couple of good tutorials to get started:

Let's see how to build a linear classifier using an SVM.

Getting ready

Let's visualize our data to understand the problem at hand. We will use svm.py that's already provided to you as a reference. Before we build the SVM, let's understand our data. We will use the data_multivar.txt ...

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