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Here, we consider linear models (strictly, “linear-in-the-parameter”) models which are a linearlyweighted sum of M fixed (but potentially nonlinear) basis functions For our purposes here, we make the common choice to utilise Gaussian datacentred basis functions which gives us a ‘radial basis function’ (RBF) type model. “Least-Squares” Approximation. e. it models the underlying generative function. A classic approach to estimating is “least-squares”, minimising the error measure: If and is the ‘design matrix’ such that then the minimiser of (3) is obtained in closed-form via linear algebra: However, with M = 15 basis functions and only N = 15 examples here, we know that minimisation of squared-error leads to a model which exactly interpolates the data samples, as shown in Figure 1.

Now let e be the column vector of ones, and introduce the ‘centering’ projection matrix Exercise 13. Prove the following: (1) for any subtracts the mean value of the components of x from each component of x, (2) (3) e is the only eigenvector of with eigenvalue zero, and (4) for any dot product matrix then where is the mean of the The earliest form of the following theorem is due to Schoenberg [18]. For a proof of this version, see [7]. Theorem 2. 11 Computing the Inverse of an Enlarged Matrix We end our excursion with a look at a trick for efficiently computing inverses.

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