[SciPy-user] KDE question
Sat Nov 10 02:08:04 CST 2007
David Cournapeau wrote:
> I am not sure I understand exactly the problem, but if the problem is to
> find a contour level of a Gaussian density, it has a closed form for any
No, the problem is to find the appropriate contour level of a kernel density
estimate (with Gaussian kernels in this case). Essentially, a mixture of many
Gaussians, not a single one.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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