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Dec 19, 2018 · 1 min

The part about the intuitive volume in higher spaces is simply wrong.

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My bad, I was talking about a sphere of radius R. I understand the volume of a unit hypersphere decreases after n=5, but the R^n factor will dominate. Maybe I should explain the intuition better. Consider a hypersphere of radius R around a data point in n dimensions. Let some datapoints be equidistant from this reference datapoint (ie on the surface…