# Modal-set estimation with an application to clustering

13 Jun 2016Heinrich JiangSamory Kpotufe

We present a first procedure that can estimate -- with statistical consistency guarantees -- any local-maxima of a density, under benign distributional conditions. The procedure estimates all such local maxima, or $\textit{modal-sets}$, of any bounded shape or dimension, including usual point-modes... (read more)

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