Accession Number : ADA115347

Title :   A Note on Non-Linear 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 non-linear functions of linear combinations. We develop some approximation theory, give a necessary and sufficient condition for equality in (1), and discuss non-uniqueness 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