1 Colouring and breaking sticks : random distributions and heterogeneous clustering

@inproceedings{Green20091CA,
  title={1 Colouring and breaking sticks : random distributions and heterogeneous clustering},
  author={Peter J. Green},
  year={2009}
}
We begin by reviewing some probabilistic results about the Dirichlet Process and its close relatives, focussing on their implications for statistical modelling and analysis. We then introduce a class of simple mixture models in which clusters are of different ‘colours’, with statistical characteristics that are constant within colours, but different between… CONTINUE READING