Modified Predictive Validation Test for Gaussian Mixture Modelling

  • Mohammad Sadeghi
  • Josef Kittler
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2396)


This paper is concerned with the problem of probability density function estimation using mixture modelling. In [7] and [3], we proposed the Predictive Validation, PV, technique as a reliable tool for the Gaussian mixture model architecture selection. We propose a modified form of the PV method to eliminate underlying problems of the validation test for a large number of test points or very complex models.


Predictive Validation Gaussian Mixture Modelling Test Point Validation Test Gaussian Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Sadeghi
    • 1
  • Josef Kittler
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing School of Electronics, Computing and MathematicsUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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