A Comparative Study of Two Independent Component Analysis Using Reference Signal Methods

  • Jian-Xun Mi
  • Yanxin Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 304)


Independent Component Analysis (ICA) using reference signal is a useful tool for extracting a desired independent component (IC). Reference signal is served asa priori information to conduct ICA to converge to the local extreme point related to a desired IC. There are two methods can perform ICA using reference signal, namely ICA with reference (ICA-R) and fast ICA with reference signal (FICAR). In this paper, we present a comparative assessment of the two methods to highlight their respective characteristics.


Independent component analysis ICA-R FICAR 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jian-Xun Mi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yanxin Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.Bio-Computing Research CenterShenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of TechnologyShenzhenChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Network Oriented Intelligent ComputationShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Faculty of Engineering and TechnologyYunnan Agriculture UniversityKunmingChina

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