Statistical Classification Using the Maximum Function
Abstract: The maximum of k numerical functions defined on , , by ,   is used here in Statistical classification. Previously, it has been used in Statistical Discrimination [1] and in Clustering [2]. We present first some theoretical results on this function, and then its application in classification using a computer program we have developed. This approach leads to clear decisions, even in cases where the extension to several classes of Fisher’s linear discriminant function fails to be effective.
Cite this paper: Pham-Gia, T. , Nhat, N. and Phong, N. (2015) Statistical Classification Using the Maximum Function. Open Journal of Statistics, 5, 665-679. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2015.57068.
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