• Statistical classification in high-dimensional scenarios with a focus on microarray data sets 

      Rodseth, Tessa Louise (2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : High-dimensional data analysis characterises many contemporary problems in statistics and arise in many application areas. This thesis focuses on very high-dimensional problems in which the input predictor ...
    • Extreme value-based novelty detection 

      Steyn, Matthys Lucas (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This dissertation investigates extreme value-based novelty detection. An in-depth review of the theoretical proofs and an analytical investigation of current novelty detection methods are given. It is ...
    • Aspects of multi-class nearest hypersphere classification 

      Coetzer, Frances (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Using hyperspheres in the analysis of multivariate data is not a common practice in Statistics. However, hyperspheres have some interesting properties which are useful for data analysis in the following ...