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SVM-Light is available from http://svmlight.joachims.org/

Author: Thorsten Joachims
    thorsten@joachims.org

    Cornell University
    Department of Computer Science
    4153 Upson Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853
    USA

LICENSING TERMS

This program is granted free of charge for research and education purposes. However you must obtain a license from the author to use it for commercial purposes.

Scientific results produced using the software provided shall acknowledge the use of SVM-Light. Please cite as

T. Joachims, Making large-Scale SVM Learning
Practical. Advances in Kernel Methods - Support Vector
Learning, B. Schoelkopf and C. Burges and A. Smola (ed.),
MIT-Press, 1999.
http://www-ai.cs.uni-dortmund.de/DOKUMENTE/joachims_99a.pdf

Moreover shall the author of SVM-Light be informed about the publication.

The software must not be modified and distributed without prior permission of the author.

By using SVM-Light you agree to the licensing terms.

NO WARRANTY

BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE PROGRAM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE PROGRAM "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.

IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE PROGRAM, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PROGRAM (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.