[SciPy-user] KDE question

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Sat Nov 10 02:24:18 CST 2007


Robert Kern wrote:
> 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 
>> dimension.
>
> 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.
>
Ah ok, sorry.

David


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