Currently, the MALSAR package is available for MATLAB only. The software is licensed under the General Public License (GPL). The MALSAR package is free for academic use. If you use MALSAR in your research paper, please refer to the citation section for more information about citation. For any commercial use please contact us. By downloading the MALSAR package you agree to the terms and conditions of the license above.

Latest Version: Version 1.1 (released on December 18th, 2012)

Previous Versions: Version 1.0 (released on April 23th, 2012)


The manual for the lastest version can be found here. The manual is also included in the MANUAL folder of the MALSAR package.


We gave a tutorial on multi-task learning at the Twelfth SIAM Internation conference on Data Mining (SDM'12). The tutorial slides can be downloaded here.


In citing MALSAR in your papers, you can use the following:

[Zhou 2012] J. Zhou, J. Chen and J. Ye. MALSAR: Multi-tAsk Learning via StructurAl Regularization. Arizona State University, 2012.

If you use LaTeX, you can download the BibTex entry here.

The MALSAR software project has been supported by research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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