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From Dmitriy Lyubimov <>
Subject Re: SVM classifier
Date Mon, 06 Dec 2010 21:54:43 GMT

Just my 2 cents

I think Logistic Regression is a capability and SGD is an implementation
technique (of finding minimum of a loss). Similarly, SGD can be applied to
finding loss minimums on SVMs as  well. Hence, as such capability name is
"Logistic Regression" and SGD is an implementation detail for those who like
to dig. It just so happens SGD use is limited to very few capabilities in


On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 1:17 PM, ivek gimmick <> wrote:

> I saw this page and concluded there was no documentation for SGD
> <>Having SGD
> in
> braces near Logistic regression in this page would help. Thanks.

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