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Linear discrimination with equicorrelated training vectors


  • Leiva, Ricardo


Fisher's linear discrimination rule requires uncorrelated training vectors. In this paper a linear discrimination method is developed to be used when the training vectors are equicorrelated. Also, maximum likelihood ratio tests are proposed to decide whether the training samples are uncorrelated or equicorrelated.

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  • Leiva, Ricardo, 2007. "Linear discrimination with equicorrelated training vectors," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 98(2), pages 384-409, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:98:y:2007:i:2:p:384-409

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    1. Paranjpe, S. A. & Gore, A. P., 1994. "Selecting variables for discrimination when covariance matrices are unequal," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 21(5), pages 417-419, December.
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    1. Leiva, Ricardo & Roy, Anuradha, 2012. "Linear discrimination for three-level multivariate data with a separable additive mean vector and a doubly exchangeable covariance structure," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 56(6), pages 1644-1661.
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