# Principal Component Projection with Low-Degree Polynomials

@article{Farnham2020PrincipalCP, title={Principal Component Projection with Low-Degree Polynomials}, author={Stephen D. Farnham and Lixin Shen and Bruce W. Suter}, journal={Journal of Scientific Computing}, year={2020}, volume={85}, pages={1-25} }

In this paper, we consider approximations of principal component projection (PCP) without explicitly computing principal components. This problem has been studied in several recent works. The main feature of existing approaches is viewing the PCP matrix as a matrix function. This underlying function is the composition of a step function with a rational function. To find an approximate PCP, the step function is approximated by a polynomial while the rational function is evaluated by a fast ridge…

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