Nonparametric Discrimination

  1. Geoffrey J. McLachlan

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471725293.ch9

Discriminant Analysis and Statistical Pattern Recognition

Discriminant Analysis and Statistical Pattern Recognition

How to Cite

McLachlan, G. J. (1992) Nonparametric Discrimination, in Discriminant Analysis and Statistical Pattern Recognition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471725293.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471615316

Online ISBN: 9780471725299

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Keywords:

  • nonparametric discrimination;
  • multinomial distribution;
  • kernel density estimation;
  • discriminant analysis;
  • distribution function

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Introduction

  • Multinomial-Based Discrimination

  • Nonparametric Estimation of Group-Conditional Densities

  • Selection of Smoothing Parameters in Kernel Estimates of Group-Conditional Densities

  • Alternatives to Fixed Kernel Density Estimates

  • Comparative Performance of Kernel-Based Discriminant Rules

  • Nearest Neighbor Rules

  • Tree-Structured Allocation Rules

  • Some Other Nonparametric Discriminant Procedures