Nariankadu D. Shyamalkumar

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Confronted with high-dimensional data arising from either word-document count, global climate patterns or any one of the myriad other sources, most scientific approaches extract a <i>good</i> low-dimensional summary. This desire to reduce dimensionality may be seen as a consequence of <i>Occam's Razor</i>, and the scientific methodologies we have in mind(More)
Suppose that mn observations are made from the distribution R and n − mn from the distribution S. Associate with each pair, x from R and y from S, a nonnegative score φ(x, y). An optimal reading policy is one that yields a sequence mn that maximizes E(M (n)), the expected sum of the (n − mn)mn observed scores, uniformly in n. The alternating policy, which(More)
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