[pymvpa] LibSVM precomputed kernels

Yaroslav Halchenko debian at onerussian.com
Fri Sep 24 18:33:06 UTC 2010

please share how it is possible in LibSVM and we will make it possible
in pymvpa... I guess we have missed that since I thought it is possible
only with CustomKernel from shogun (i.e. now you can use shogun's
interface to achieve that, in the development branch, series 0.5, of

On Fri, 24 Sep 2010, Andreas Mueller wrote:

> Hi everyone.
> This is my first mail on this list so please go easy on me.

> I am using pymvpa for SVM classification. Usually I use the libsvmc class.
> Is there a way to train an SVM using a precomputed kernel?
> I know this is possible in the LibSVM itself but is it supported in pymvpa?

> Thanks in advance.

> Cheers,
> Andy

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