[R] Kernlab: problem with small datasets

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Jul 7 14:54:13 CEST 2005

pablo.granitto at iasma.it wrote:

> Hi,
> I found a small problem with kernlab. The problem, I think, is that the
> 3-fold cross-validation performed to estimate probabilities is not
> class-balanced, so the classifier could find empty classes.
> The following example (maybe a little forced) show the error:
> data(glass)
> set.seed(1)
> model<-ksvm(Type~.,data=glass[c(1:2,75:76,165:166,180:181,190:191),],type="C-svc",kernel="vanilla",prob.model=TRUE)
> Setting default kernel parameters
> Error in indexes[[j]] : subscript out of bounds
> In addition: Warning message:
> Variable(s) `' constant. Cannot scale data. in: .local(x, ...)

So time to report it to the package mainteiner (CCing), if you think it 
is an insufficiency or bug.

Uwe Ligges

> HTH,
>  Pablo
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