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Accord.NET (logo) EmpiricalDistributionSmoothingRule Method (Double, Double, Int32)
Gets the default estimative of the smoothing parameter.

Namespace:  Accord.Statistics.Distributions.Univariate
Assembly:  Accord.Statistics (in Accord.Statistics.dll) Version: 3.4.0
Syntax
public static double SmoothingRule(
	double[] observations,
	double[] weights,
	int[] repeats
)
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Parameters

observations
Type: SystemDouble
The observations for the empirical distribution.
weights
Type: SystemDouble
The fractional importance for each sample. Those values must sum up to one.
repeats
Type: SystemInt32
The number of times each sample should be repeated.

Return Value

Type: Double
An estimative of the smoothing parameter.
Remarks
This method is based on the practical estimation of the bandwidth as suggested in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel_density_estimation
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