# Questions tagged [gaussian-mixture]

A type of mixed distribution or model which assumes subpopulations follow Gaussian distributions.

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### How to explain the Gath-Geva algorithm for Gaussian mixture models intuitively?

I have used the Gath-Geva algorithm for my geophysical research. One of the reviewers responded that he does not understand the algorithm and asked for a flow chart. What should I do? I have explained ...
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### Gaussian Mixture description

Looking at this link on Gaussian Mixtures and EM: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~smyth/courses/cs274/notes/EMnotes.pdf from the link: Given a data set D = {$x_1, x_N$} where $x_i$ is a d-dimesional vector. ...
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### How to create 2 groups from 1

I have one large group of data and each row which pertains to one animal and its size. So per row I know the size of the animal, here is an example: ...
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### Inferring GMM parameters with Gibbs Sampling

On my book, "Machine Learning A Probabilistic Approach". It's stated that is straightforward to derive a Gibbs sampling algorithm to fit a mixture model, especially if we use conjugate priors. So ...
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### Mix of n normals with known locations

I have data points that are generated with the $n$ normal distributions with the same $\sigma$ and different means. I do not know $n$, but I know that $1 \leq n \leq 4$. I know the possible set of ...