Robustness in Discriminant Analysis

  • Y. S. Kharin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 109)


The problems of discriminant analysis in ℝN for L classes are considered for the situations, when hypothetical (classical) model of data is distorted. Classification of distortion types is given. Robustness of classical decision rules is evaluated to the distortions of probability density functions of observations to be classified, and robust decision rules are constructed.

Key words and phrases

Discriminant analysis types of distortions breakdown point robust decision rule 

AMS 1991 subject classifications

Primary 62H secondary 62C 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. S. Kharin
    • 1
  1. 1.Belarussian State UniversityBelarus

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