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We also describe the generalization of linear to kernel discriminant analysis, which allows us to find nonlinear directions via the kernel trick. In Chapter 21 we describe the support vector machine (SVM) approach in detail, which is one of the most effective classifiers for many different problem domains. The goal of SVMs is to find the optimal hyperplane that maximizes the margin between the classes. Via the kernel trick, SVMs can be used to find nonlinear boundaries, which nevertheless correspond to some linear hyperplane in some highdimensional “nonlinear” space.

The two centered attribute vectors are shown in the (conceptual) n-dimensional space Rn spanned by the n points. 46 Numeric Attributes The sample correlation Eq. 25) Thus, the correlation coefficient is simply the cosine of the angle Eq. 3. 26) Because σ12 = σ21 , is a symmetric matrix. The covariance matrix records the attribute specific variances on the main diagonal, and the covariance information on the offdiagonal elements. The total variance of the two attributes is given as the sum of the diagonal elements of , which is also called the trace of , given as var (D) = tr ( ) = σ12 + σ22 We immediately have tr ( ) ≥ 0.

Fd (x d ) f (x) = f (x 1 , . . , x d ) = f 1 (x 1 ) · f 2 (x 2 ) · . . 11) 24 Data Mining and Analysis where Fi is the cumulative distribution function, and f i is the probability mass or density function for random variable X i . 3 Random Sample and Statistics The probability mass or density function of a random variable X may follow some known form, or as is often the case in data analysis, it may be unknown. When the probability function is not known, it may still be convenient to assume that the values follow some known distribution, based on the characteristics of the data.