Dimension Reduction

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Title: Dimension Reduction
Authors: Cunningham, Pádraig
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12350
Date: 8-Aug-2007
Online since: 2021-07-28T11:19:49Z
Abstract: When data objects that are the subject of analysis using machine learning techniques are described by a large number of features (i.e. the data is high dimension) it is often beneficial to reduce the dimension of the data. Dimension reduction can be beneficial not only for reasons of computational efficiency but also because it can improve the accuracy of the analysis. The set of techniques that can be employed for dimension reduction can be partitioned in two important ways; they can be separated into techniques that apply to supervised or unsupervised learning and into techniques that either entail feature selection or feature extraction. In this paper an overview of dimension reduction techniques based on this organisation is presented and representative techniques in each category is described.
Type of material: Technical Report
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Computer Science and Informatics
Series/Report no.: UCD CSI Technical Reports; UCD-CSI-2007-7
Copyright (published version): 2007 the Author
Keywords: Data analysisMachine learningPattern recognitionHigh dimension dataCurse of dimensionalityFeature transformationFeature selection
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
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