Statistical models for partial membership
Proceedings of the 25th international conference on Machine learning (ICML '08)
By Katherine A. Heller, Sinead Williamson, Zoubin Ghahramani
Issue Date:July 2008
We present a principled Bayesian framework for modeling partial memberships of data points to clusters. Unlike a standard mixture model which assumes that each data point belongs to one and only one mixture component, or cluster, a partial membership model...