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Topic: PCA
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glen herrmannsfeldt

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Re: PCA
Posted: Feb 15, 2013 6:09 PM
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In comp.dsp RichD <r_delaney2001@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to grok principal component analysis
> recently, but it isn't clicking. What's the motivation
> and purpose of PCA?


> I've studied linear algebra, and familiar with singular value
> decomposition, is it somehow related to that?


The wikipedia page looks pretty good, and does explain that it
is connected to SVD. It also has some nice pictures.

-- glen



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