Generalized Independent Component Analysis as Density Estimation

  • Francesco Palmieri
  • Alessandra Budillon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2486)


We propose a new generalized ICA framework in the form of a multi-layer perceptron as a density estimator. We adopt an optimization strategy based on two criteria: a minimum reconstruction error and a minimum distance from a uniform distribution. Some simulation results are also reported to validate the proposed algorithm.


Generalized ICA Multilayer ICA Density estimator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Palmieri
    • 1
  • Alessandra Budillon
    • 1
  1. 1.Dip. di Ingegneria dell’InformazioneSeconda Universitá di NapoliAversaItaly

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