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Publication date: 11/10/2021

Image shown hereThe Support Vector Machines Launch Window

Use the SVM launch window to specify your response and model factors. If used, validation and by columns are also specified in the launch windows.

Figure 9.4 Support Vector Machines Launch Window 

Support Vector Machines Launch Window

For more information about the options in the Select Columns red triangle menu, see Column Filter Menu in Using JMP.

The Support Vector Machines launch window provides the following options:

Y, Response

The response variable that you want to analyze.

X, Factor

The predictor variables.


A column whose numeric values assign a frequency to each row in the analysis.


A numeric column that defines the validation sets. See Validation Method. If you click the Validation button with no columns selected in the Select Columns list, you can add a validation column to your data table. For more information about the Make Validation Column utility, see Make Validation Column.


A column or columns whose levels define separate analyses. For each level of the specified column, the corresponding rows are analyzed using the other variables that you have specified. The results are presented in separate reports. If more than one By variable is assigned, a separate report is produced for each possible combination of the levels of the By variables.

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