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Re: PCA
Posted:
Feb 15, 2013 9:15 PM


glen herrmannsfeldt wrote: > 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 >
If you are referring to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principal_component_analysis,
YUKK!
Back in midst of last century that would be taken as absolute proof that engineers could not write. Are they now being challenged ?????



