Title: A semi-supervised approach of graph-based with local and global consistency

Authors: Yihao Zhang; Junhao Wen; Zhi Liu; Changpeng Zhu

Addresses: College of Computer Science and Engineering, Chongqing University of Technology, Chongqing, 400054, China ' College of Software Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, 400030, China ' College of Computer Science and Engineering, Chongqing University of Technology, Chongqing, 400054, China ' College of Computer Science and Engineering, Chongqing University of Technology, Chongqing, 400054, China

Abstract: An approach of graph-based semi-supervised learning is proposed that consider the local and global consistency of data. Like most graph-based semi-supervised learning, the algorithm mainly focused on two key issues: the graph construction and the manifold regularisation framework. In the graph construction, these labelled and unlabelled data are represented as vertices encoding edges weights with the similarity of instances, which means that not only the local geometry information but also the class information are utilised. In manifold regularisation framework, the cost function contains two terms of smoothness constraint and fitting constraint, it is sufficiently smooth with respect to the intrinsic structure revealed by known labelled and unlabelled instances. Specifically, we design the algorithm that uses the normalised Laplacian eigenvectors, which ensure the cost function can converge to closed form expression and then, we provide the convergence proof. Experimental results on various datasets and entity relationship classification show that the proposed algorithm mostly outperforms the popular classification algorithm.

Keywords: semi-supervised learning; graph construction; data consistency; manifold regularisation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2019.099819

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2019 Vol.18 No.2/3, pp.243 - 255

Received: 24 Jun 2017
Accepted: 26 Nov 2017

Published online: 10 May 2019 *

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