# Statistical Learning Theory

Lecture slides:

- Basic Statistical Learning Theory
- STRUCTURE
- Aim:
- What won't be included
- Theories of learning
- General statistical considerations
- Generalisation of a learner
- Example of Generalisation
- Error distribution: full dataset
- Error distribution
- Bayes risk and consistency
- Expected versus confident bounds
- Probability of being misled in classification

*Author: John Shawe Taylor, University Of London*