### Abstract

In this paper, we study 2-principal points of general location mixtures, including finite and infinite mixtures, of spherically symmetric distributions. A theorem is established that clarifies a linear subspace in which any set of 2-principal points exists.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 1863-1869 |

Number of pages | 7 |

Journal | Statistics and Probability Letters |

Volume | 80 |

Issue number | 23-24 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 2010 Dec |

Externally published | Yes |

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### Keywords

- Location mixture
- Mean squared distance
- Principal points
- Spherically symmetric distribution

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
- Statistics and Probability