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Estimating Local Dimensionality



D L. Banks, R Olszewski


This paper suggests that one can use principal components analysis to assess the local dimensionality in a complex dataset. If this is large, then data mining is unlikely to be successful. If it is small, then various statistical techniques may be able to uncover hidden structure.
American Statistical Association Section on Computational Statistics


curse of dimensionality, data mining, nonparametrics


Banks, D. and Olszewski, R. (1997), Estimating Local Dimensionality, American Statistical Association Section on Computational Statistics, [online], (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created December 15, 1997, Updated February 17, 2017