
Accession Number : ADA115347
Title : A Note on NonLinear Functions of Linear Combinations.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF STATISTICS
Personal Author(s) : Diaconis,Persi ; Shashahani,Mehrdad
PDF Url : ADA115347
Report Date : 02 Feb 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : Projection pursuit algorithms approximate a function of p variables by a sum of nonlinear functions of linear combinations. We develop some approximation theory, give a necessary and sufficient condition for equality in (1), and discuss nonuniqueness of the representation. (Author)
Descriptors : *Algorithms, *Approximation(Mathematics), *Functions(Mathematics), *Nonlinear analysis, Variables, Curve fitting, Combinatorial analysis
Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE