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EE7750 MACHINE RECOGNITION OF PATTERNS Lecture 6: Nonparametric Density Estimation
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Nonparametric density estimation Parametric distribution models are restricted to specific forms, which may not always be suitable. Nonparametric approaches do not make any parametric assumptions about the distribution of data.
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The Histogram The histogram method partitions the sample space into a number of distinct bins, estimates the pdf at x as the fraction of the training samples in the same bin: Total number of samples
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