Multiclass SVM Loss Function

Ref: http://cs231n.github.io/linear-classify/#svm

The loss function quantifies our unhappiness with predictions on the training set

The Multiclass Support Vector Machine “wants” the score of the correct class to be higher than all other scores by at least a margin of delta. If any class has a score inside the red region (or higher), then there will be accumulated loss. Otherwise the loss will be zero. Our objective will be to find the weights that will simultaneously satisfy this constraint for all examples in the training data and give a total loss that is as low as possible.
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