L. Hellerstein and R. Servedio.

Preliminary version appeared in

We give an overview of the fastest known algorithms for learning various expressive classes of Boolean functions in the Probably Approximately Correct (PAC) learning model. In addition to surveying previously known results, we use existing techniques to give the first known subexponential-time algorithms for PAC learning two natural and expressive classes of Boolean functions: sparse polynomial threshold functions over the Boolean cube $\{0,1\}^n$ and sparse $GF_2$ polynomials over $\{0,1\}^n.$

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