Minimum description length

Known as: MDL, Minimum Description Length Principle 
The minimum description length (MDL) principle is a formalization of Occam's razor in which the best hypothesis for a given set of data is the one… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can be employed to investigate brain activities associated with regional changes of the oxy… (More)
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2009
2009
We propose an information-theoretic clustering framework for density-based clustering and similarity or distance-based clustering… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We describe a method for automatically building statistical shape models from a training set of example boundaries/surfaces… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The relationship between the Bayesian approach and the minimum description length approach is established. We sharpen and clarify… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The ability to identify interesting and repetitive substructures is an essential component to discovering knowledge in structural… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
This paper introduces a Minimum Description Length (MDL) principle to de ne tness functions in Genetic Programming (GP). In… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
This paper presents a procedure for the construction of probabilistic networks from a database of observations based on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
An autoencoder network uses a set of recognition weights to convert an input vector into a code vector. It then uses a set of… (More)
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1992
1992
In this paper, we present an approach for 2{D shape description based on the Minimum-Description-Length (MDL) criterion. Using… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
This paper concerns methods for inferring decision trees from examples for classification problems. The reader who is unfamiliar… (More)
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