A Bayes consistent 1-NN classifier

1 Jul 2014 Aryeh Kontorovich Roi Weiss

We show that a simple modification of the 1-nearest neighbor classifier yields a strongly Bayes consistent learner. Prior to this work, the only strongly Bayes consistent proximity-based method was the k-nearest neighbor classifier, for k growing appropriately with sample size... (read more)

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k-NN
Non-Parametric Classification