more distributions

Ulrich Drepper drepper@gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 03:56:00 GMT 2013


On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 5:55 PM,  <3dw4rd@verizon.net> wrote:
> I was looking at a paper: Modeling Data using Directional Distributions by Inderjit S. Dhillon and Suvrit Sra that looks
> like it would be very similar to your multi-variate normal distribution. These generalize von Mises to higher dimension.
> Is this your next target?

von Mises-Fisher?  I might indeed look at it.  The relationship to the
MV Normal distribution is only marginal, though.  MV Normal is not a
circular distribution.

I have a whole bunch of optimization patches which aren't quite done
yet.  I might pick those up first again.



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