Intrinsic Dimensionality

  • Harry Strange
  • Reyer Zwiggelaar
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


In this chapter, various approaches are considered to estimate the intrinsic dimensionality of datasets. These approaches look at the spectrum of eigenvalues and also local and global aspects of the data. In addition, limitations of existing dimensionality reduction approaches are discussed, especially with respect to the range of possible embedding dimensions and reduced performance at higher embedding dimensionalities.


Intrinsic dimensionality Fractal dimension Eigenspectrum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceAberystwyth UniversityAberystwythUK

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