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Support Vector Machine

Support Vector Machine (SVM) is a supervised classifier and is defined by a separating hyperplane. In other words, given a set of labeled data, SVM generates an optimal hyperplane in the feature space which demarcates different classes.

Confusing, isn’t it? Let’s understand it in layman's terms.

Suppose, you have a given set of points of two types (say □ and ○) on a paper which are linearly…

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