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Volume 26, Number 6, Page 759 (1982)
Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
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An Algorithm for Separating Patterns by Ellipsoids

by E. R. Barnes
We give an algorithm for finding the ellipsoid of least volume containing a set of points in a finite-dimensional Euclidean space. Such ellipsoids have been proposed for separating patterns in a feature space.
Related Subjects: Algorithms; Character recognition; Pattern Recognition