Estimating the Support of a High-Dimensional Distribution

@article{Schlkopf2001EstimatingTS,
  title={Estimating the Support of a High-Dimensional Distribution},
  author={Bernhard Sch{\"o}lkopf and John C. Platt and John Shawe-Taylor and Alex Smola and Robert C. Williamson},
  journal={Neural Computation},
  year={2001},
  volume={13},
  pages={1443-1471}
}
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