What's new in Weka 3.7.12

Core Weka

  • GUIChooser now has a plugin exension point that allows implementations of GUIChooser.GUIChooserMenuPlugin to appear as entries in either the Tools or Visualization menus
  • SubsetByExpression filter now has support for regexp matching
  • weka.classifiers.IterativeClassifierOptimizer - a classifier that can efficiently optimize the number of iterations for a base classifier that implements IterativeClassifier
  • Speedup for LogitBoost in the two class case
  • weka.filters.supervised.instance.ClassBalancer - a simple filter to balance the weight of classes
  • New class hierarchy for stopwords algorithms. Includes new methods to read custom stopwords from a file and apply multiple stopwords algorithms
  • Ability to turn off capabilities checking in Weka algorithms. Improves runtime for ensemble methods that create a lot of simple base classifiers
  • Memory savings in weka.core.Attribute
  • Improvements in runtime for SimpleKMeans and EM
  • weka.estimators.UnivariateMixtureEstimator - new mixture estimator

In packages

  • New discriminantAnalysis package. Provides an implementation of Fisher's linear discriminant analysis
  • Quartile estimators, correlation matrix heat map and k-means++ clustering in distributed Weka
  • Support for default settings for GridSearch via a properties file
  • Improvements in scripting with addition of the offical Groovy console (kfGroovy package) from the Groovy project and TigerJython (new tigerjython package) as the Jython console via the GUIChooser
  • Support for the latest version of MLR in the RPlugin package
  • EAR4 package contributed by Vahid Jalali
  • StudentFilters package contributed by Chris Gearhart
  • graphgram package contributed by Johannes Schneider