Modelling conditional probability distributions for periodic variables


Most conventional techniques for estimating conditional probability densities are inappropriate for applications involving periodic variables. In this paper we introduce three related techniques for tackling such problems, and investigate their performance using synthetic data. We then apply these techniques to the problem of extracting the distribution of wind vector directions from radar scatterometer data gathered by a remote-sensing satellite.

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Divisions: ?? 50811700Jl ??
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: @ 1996 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Uncontrolled Keywords: conditional probability densities,periodic variables,synthetic data,wind vector,radar scatterometer data,remote-sensing,satellite.
Publication ISSN: 1530-888X
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2024 07:35
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2009 08:21
PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 1996-07-01
Authors: Bishop, Christopher M.
Nabney, Ian T. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-1513-993X)



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