Note on free lunches and cross-validation

Cyril Goutte

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    Abstract

    The ''no-free-lunch'' theorems (Wolpert & Macready, 1995) have sparked heated debate in the computational learning community. A recent communication (Zhu & Rohwer, 1996) attempts to demonstrate the inefficiency of cross-validation on a simple problem. We elaborate on this result by considering a broader class of cross-validation. When used more strictly, cross-validation can yield the expected results on simple examples.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalNeural Computation
    Volume9
    Issue number6
    Pages (from-to)1246-1249
    ISSN0899-7667
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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