Thread: RBF - distance and weights View Single Post
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09-06-2012, 01:26 PM
 rainbow Member Join Date: Jul 2012 Posts: 41
Re: RBF - distance and weights

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 Originally Posted by yaser 2. If by distributed you mean is affected and affects different points, then yes. In slide 6, there is one , but it can be different 's a s well.
Each point on the thick curve is a combination of N gaussians, weighted by . In the general case, most of the individual contributions are 0 due to the distance metrics as specified by the basis function. If increases the method becomes even more "local", and therefore a parameter to be tuned.

I probably got confused by my own notation, where I have written that each of the 3 minor (grey) gaussians are .

I hope I got it right... thanks!