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Support Vector Machine using SAS Miner

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Occasional Contributor
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Support Vector Machine using SAS Miner

Hello,

 

Does anyone know how to implement and interpret SVM in SAS Miner?

 

There does not seem much information about this.

 

Thanks in advance

Dee

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Re: Support Vector Machine using SAS Miner

Dee,

 

The short answers are as follows:

 

*  Interpretation - I am not aware of any broadly accepted ways to interpret an SVM model.  

 

*  Implementation - You can use the HP SVM node -- which is found on the HPDM tab in SAS Enterprise Miner -- to fit an SVM model, or you can use the HPSVM procedure.  

 

*  Documentation - You can find help for the HP SVM node once you open SAS Enterprise Miner by clicking on Help --> Contents and then navigating in the panel on the left to 

 

Node Reference

      HPDM Nodes

              HP SVM Node

 

Then look in the panel on the right in order to the available help topics.  For the HPSVM procedure, open your web browser to 

 

  http://support.sas.com/documentation/onlinedoc/miner/index.html

 

and click on the link to  

 

   SAS Enterprise Miner 14.2 High-Performance Procedures

 

Here is an excerpt from the SAS Enterprise Miner help utility:

The SAS Enterprise Miner HP SVM Node uses PROC HPSVM and PROC HPSVMSCORE. The HP SVM Node supports only binary classification problems, including polynomial, radial basis function, and sigmoid nonlinear kernels. The HP SVM Node does not perform multi-class problems or support vector regression.

 

I hope this helps!

Doug

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Re: Support Vector Machine using SAS Miner

Okay great - thanks again

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