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Principal Curves
, 1989
"... Principal curves are smooth onedimensional curves that pass through the middle of a pdimensional data set, providing a nonlinear summary of the data. They are nonparametric, and their shape is suggested by the data. The algorithm for constructing principal curve starts with some prior summary, suc ..."
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, such as the usual principalcomponent line. The curve in each successive iteration is a smooth or local average of the pdimensional points, where the definition of local is based on the distance in arc length of the projections of the points onto the curve found in the previous iteration. In this article principal
The "Independent Components" of Natural Scenes are Edge Filters
, 1997
"... It has previously been suggested that neurons with line and edge selectivities found in primary visual cortex of cats and monkeys form a sparse, distributed representation of natural scenes, and it has been reasoned that such responses should emerge from an unsupervised learning algorithm that attem ..."
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distributions. We compare the resulting ICA filters and their associated basis functions, with other decorrelating filters produced by Principal Components Analysis (PCA) and zerophase whitening filters (ZCA). The ICA filters have more sparsely distributed (kurtotic) outputs on natural scenes. They also
Estimating the number of clusters in a dataset via the Gap statistic
, 2000
"... We propose a method (the \Gap statistic") for estimating the number of clusters (groups) in a set of data. The technique uses the output of any clustering algorithm (e.g. kmeans or hierarchical), comparing the change in within cluster dispersion to that expected under an appropriate reference ..."
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principal components. 1 Introduction Cluster analysis is an important tool for \unsupervised" learning the problem of nding groups in data without the help of a response variable. A major challenge in cluster analysis is estimation of the optimal number of \clusters". Figure 1 (top right) shows
On the Security of Public Key Protocols
, 1983
"... Recently the use of public key encryption to provide secure network communication has received considerable attention. Such public key systems are usually effective against passive eavesdroppers, who merely tap the lines and try to decipher the message. It has been pointed out, however, that an impr ..."
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Recently the use of public key encryption to provide secure network communication has received considerable attention. Such public key systems are usually effective against passive eavesdroppers, who merely tap the lines and try to decipher the message. It has been pointed out, however
ChernSimons Gauge Theory as a String Theory
, 2003
"... Certain two dimensional topological field theories can be interpreted as string theory backgrounds in which the usual decoupling of ghosts and matter does not hold. Like ordinary string models, these can sometimes be given spacetime interpretations. For instance, threedimensional ChernSimons gaug ..."
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Certain two dimensional topological field theories can be interpreted as string theory backgrounds in which the usual decoupling of ghosts and matter does not hold. Like ordinary string models, these can sometimes be given spacetime interpretations. For instance, threedimensional Chern
ReTiling Polygonal Surfaces
 Computer Graphics
, 1992
"... This paper presents an automatic method of creating surface models at several levels of detail from an original polygonal description of a given object. Representing models at various levels of detail is important for achieving high frame rates in interactive graphics applications and also for speed ..."
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for speedingup the offline rendering of complex scenes. Unfortunately, generating these levels of detail is a timeconsuming task usually left to a human modeler. This paper shows how a new set of vertices can be distributed over the surface of a model and connected to one another to create a retiling of a
A principalcomponents analysis of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory and further evidence of its construct validity.
 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,
, 1988
"... We examined the internal and external validity of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI). Study 1 explored the internal structure of the NPI responses of 1,018 subjects. Using principalcomponents analysis, we analyzed the tetrachoric correlations among the NPI item responses and found eviden ..."
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We examined the internal and external validity of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI). Study 1 explored the internal structure of the NPI responses of 1,018 subjects. Using principalcomponents analysis, we analyzed the tetrachoric correlations among the NPI item responses and found
On Positive Harris Recurrence of Multiclass Queueing Networks: A Unified Approach Via Fluid Limit Models
 Annals of Applied Probability
, 1995
"... It is now known that the usual traffic condition (the nominal load being less than one at each station) is not sufficient for stability for a multiclass open queueing network. Although there has been some progress in establishing the stability conditions for a multiclass network, there is no unified ..."
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, multiclass feedforward networks and firstbufferfirstserved preemptive resume discipline in a reentrant line are positive Harris recurrent under the usual traffic condition. AMS 1991 subject classification: Primary 60K25, 90B22; Secondary 60K20, 90B35. Key words and phrases: multiclass queueing networks
l Ph.D DissertationPrincipal Curves and Surfaces
, 1984
"... Principal curves are smooth one dimensional curves that pass through the middle of a p dimensional data set. They minimise the distance from the points, and provide a nonlinear summary of the data. The curves are nonparametric and their shape is suggested by the data. Similarly, principal surfaces ..."
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surfaces are two dimensional surfaces that pass through the middle of the data. The curves and surfaces are found using an iterative procedure which starts with a linear summary such as the usual principal component line or plane. Each successive iteration is a smooth or local average of the p dimensional
Acquiring linear subspaces for face recognition under variable lighting
 IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
, 2005
"... Previous work has demonstrated that the image variation of many objects (human faces in particular) under variable lighting can be effectively modeled by low dimensional linear spaces, even when there are multiple light sources and shadowing. Basis images spanning this space are usually obtained in ..."
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in one of three ways: A large set of images of the object under different lighting conditions is acquired, and principal component analysis (PCA) is used to estimate a subspace. Alternatively, synthetic images are rendered from a 3D model (perhaps reconstructed from images) under point sources, and again
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