Classification using distance nearest neighbours

@article{Friel2011ClassificationUD,
  title={Classification using distance nearest neighbours},
  author={N. Friel and A. Pettitt},
  journal={Statistics and Computing},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={431-437}
}
  • N. Friel, A. Pettitt
  • Published 2011
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Statistics and Computing
  • This paper proposes a new probabilistic classification algorithm using a Markov random field approach. The joint distribution of class labels is explicitly modelled using the distances between feature vectors. Intuitively, a class label should depend more on class labels which are closer in the feature space, than those which are further away. Our approach builds on previous work by Holmes and Adams (J. R. Stat. Soc. Ser. B 64:295–306, 2002; Biometrika 90:99–112, 2003) and Cucala et al. (J. Am… CONTINUE READING

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