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Choosing initial values for the EM algorithm for finite mixtures

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  • Xekalaki, Evdokia

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  • Karlis, Dimitris & Xekalaki, Evdokia, 2003. "Choosing initial values for the EM algorithm for finite mixtures," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 41(3-4), pages 577-590, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:csdana:v:41:y:2003:i:3-4:p:577-590
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    1. Furman, W. David & Lindsay, Bruce G., 1994. "Testing for the number of components in a mixture of normal distributions using moment estimators," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 17(5), pages 473-492, June.
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