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Manifold Learning
Lawrence Saul

Thu Dec 09 02:30 PM -- 03:00 PM (PST) @

How can we detect low dimensional structure in high dimensional data?  Sam and I worked feverishly on this problem for a number of years.  We were particularly interested in analyzing high dimensional data that lies on or near a low dimensional manifold.  I will describe the algorithm, locally linear embedding (LLE), that we developed for this problem.  I will conclude by relating LLE to more recent work in manifold learning and sketching some future directions for research.

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Lawrence Saul (UC San Diego)

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