[R] Maxent package - Restriction on number of unique class labels

John Kane jrkrideau at inbox.com
Mon Sep 7 23:34:34 CEST 2015

I have never even heard of the package but it might be just that that is the default maximum number of labels programmed in.

Have a look at the manual and/or the actual function.  If you don't get an answer in a day or so, email the author or maintainer. 
John Kane
Kingston ON Canada

> -----Original Message-----
> From: susrutha.gongalla at gmail.com
> Sent: Mon, 7 Sep 2015 08:34:47 -0400
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> Subject: [R] Maxent package - Restriction on number of unique class
> labels
> Hi everyone,
> I am developing a text classification code in R using 'maxent' package. I
> see that there is a limit on number of unique class labels that can be
> modeled, which is 255. Can someone please help me understand why this
> limit
> is present?
> The data I am working on has about 400 labels (data consists of thousands
> of records). Can anybody please suggest which package to use to be able
> to
> achieve maximum entropy based text classification on this?
> I have tried using 'RTextTools' package as well. It seems to be
> internally
> using 'maxent' package in return and  gives me the same error.
> Would really appreciate any help!
> Thanks.
> Susrutha Gongalla
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