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Open Source Software List
Task Code Paper Source
Inductive
Classification
C
(Arthur Dai)
Boosting for Transfer Learning
Wenyuan Dai, Qiang Yang, Gui-Rong Xue and Yong Yu
ICML '07
Inductive
Classification
Java
(Erheng Zhong)
Cross Domain Distribution Adaptation via Kernel Mapping
Erheng Zhong, Wei Fan, Jing Peng, Kun Zhang, Jiangtao Ren, and Olivier Verscheure
KDD '09
Inductive
Classification
Java
(Eric Eaton)
Selective Transfer Between Learning Tasks Using Task-Based Boosting
Eric Eaton and Marie desJardins
AAAI '11
Inductive
Classification
C++
(Jing Jiang)
Domain Adaptation in Natural Language Processing
Jiang Jiang
PhD Thesis
Inductive
Classification
Matlab
(Lianghao Li)
Topic Correlation Analysis for Cross-Domain Text Classification
Lianghao Li, Xiaoming Jin and Mingsheng Long
AAAI' 12
 
Transductive
Classification
C
(Lvheng He)
Co-clustering based Classification for Out-of-domain Documents
Wenyuan Dai, Gui-Rong Xue, Qiang Yang and Yong Yu
KDD '07
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Xiaoxiao Shi)
Type Independent Correction of Sample Selection Bias
via Structural Discovery and Re-balancing

Jiangtao Ren, Xiaoxiao Shi, Wei Fan, and Philip S. Yu
SDM '08
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Jing Gao)
Knowledge Transfer via Multiple Model Local Structure Mapping
Jing Gao, Wei Fan, Jing Jian, and Jiawei Han
KDD '08
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Xiaoxiao Shi)
Actively Transfer Domain Knowledge
Xiaoxiao Shi, Wei Fan, and Jiangtao Ren
ECML/PKDD '08
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Sihong Xie)
Latent Space Domain Transfer between High Dimensional Overlapping Distributions
Sihong Xie, Wei Fan, Jing Peng, Olivier Verscheure, and Jiangtao Ren
WWW '09
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(John Blitzer)
Domain Adaptation with Coupled Subspaces
John Blitzer, Dean Foster and Sham Kakade
AISTATS '11
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Fuzhen Zhuang)
Collaborative Dual-PLSA: Mining Distinction and Commonality across Multiple Domains for Text Classification
Fuzhen Zhuang, Ping Luo, Zhiyong Shen, Qing He, Yuhong Xiong, Zhongzhi Shi and Hui Xiong
CIKM '10
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Fuzhen Zhuang)
Exploiting Associations between Word Clusters and Document Classes for Cross-domain Text Categorization
Fuzhen Zhuang, Ping Luo, Hui Xiong, Qing He, Yuhong Xiong and Zhongzhi Shi
SDM '10
Transductive
Classification
Matlab
(Fuzhen Zhuang)
Triplex Transfer Learning: Exploiting both Shared and Distinct Concepts for Text Classification
Fuzhen Zhuang , Ping Luo , Changying Du , Qing He , Zhongzhi Shi
WSDM '13
 
Importance
Estimation
Matlab
(Masashi Sugiyama)
A Least-squares Approach to Direct Importance Estimation
Takafumi Kanamori, Shohei Hido and Masashi Sugiyam
JMLR Vol.10
Importance
Estimation
Matlab
(Masashi Sugiyama)
Efficient Direct Density Ratio Estimation
for Non-stationarity Adaptation and Outlier Detection

Takafumi Kanamori, Shohei Hido and Masashi Sugiyam
NIPS '08
 
Dimension
Reduction
Matlab
(Andreas Argyriou)
Multi-Task Feature Learning
Andreas Argyriou and Theodoros Evgeniou
NIPS '06
 
Multitask
Learning
Matlab
Transfer Learning Toolkit MIT
Multitask
Learning
--
Multi-Task Learning package ASU
 
Heterogeneous
Transfer
Matlab
(Yin Zhu)
Heterogeneous Transfer Learning for Image Classification
Yin Zhu, Yuqiang Chen, Zhongqi Lu, Sinno J. Pan, Gui-Rong Xue, Yong Yu and Qiang Yang
AAAI '11

Benchmark Datasets
Name #Instances #Attribute #Domain Task
20-Newsgroup (Processed) 40252 ~10000 5 Text Classification
Reuters-21578 (Processed) 6570 ~4000 3 Text Classification
Landmine 14371 9 29 Detection
Multi-Domain Sentiment 6000 - 3 Sentiment Classification
Wi-Fi - - - Location Estimation

Transfer Learning Contests
Name Sponsor Status
Unsupervised and Transfer Learning Challenge (Phase 2) IJCNN'11 Finished
Learning to Rank Challenge (Task 2) Yahoo! Finished
2007 IEEE ICDM Data Mining Contest ICDM'07 Finished
2007 ECML/PKDD Discovery Challenge ECML/PKDD'07 Finished