The CAM R-Java software provides a noval way to solve blind source separation problem. It consists of three sub-algorithms, CAM-CM, CAM-nICA and CAM-nWCA based on the assumption of nonnegative sources. CAM has been successfully used in solving real world BSS problems, such as mixing aerial images dissection, longitudinal DCE-MRI deconvolution, etc.
CAM assumes that sources contain sufficient number of well-grounded points (WGPs) at which signals are highly expressed in one source relative to each of the remaining sources, the goal is to estimate the column vectors of mixing matrix by identifying WGPs located at the corners of mixture observation scatter simplex and subsequently recover the hidden source signals. Based on a geometrical latent variable model, CAM learns the mixing matrix by identifying the lateral edges of convex data scatter plot. The algorithm is supported theoretically by a well-grounded mathematical framework.
In the latest version, three classic BSS algorithms are combined into the software, and a simple plugin mechanism is designed to allow users adding their own algorithms into it.
All the core functions are realized in R, and the software provides a Java Graphic-User-Interface that is easy to use. Three datasets are provided to help uses test and understand how this software works.
- Changes to previous version:
- Three classic BSS algorithms - NMF, fastICA and Factor Analysis - are combined into the software. Users can readily call the three functions from Java GUI
- A simple plug-in mechanism is added. Users can add their own BSS algorithm into the software by following the Software Plugin Adding Guide and User Manual
- BibTeX Entry: Download
- Supported Operating Systems: Windows, Mac Os X, Ubuntu
- Data Formats: Txt, Csv, Rdata, Mat
- Tags: Independent Component Analysis, Nonnegative Matrix Factorization, Blind Source Separation, Affinity Propagation Clustering, Compartment Modeling, Convex Analysis Of Mixtures, Information Based Model Selection, Factor Analysis
- Archive: download here
Other available revisons
Version Changelog Date 2.0 April 11, 2013, 18:21:12 1.1
- The three demos in r_func are modified so that they can be run on Linux and Windows without modification.
- File path display under Linux (Ubuntu and Mac OS) are corrected.
- Frequent Asked Questions are added into the user manual.
December 24, 2012, 13:56:18 1.0
Initial Announcement on mloss.org.
November 21, 2012, 17:00:35
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