MOVMF: Modeling directional data using mixture of von Mises-Fisher distributions



  1. movmf old webpage for now Soft and Hard clustering
    Release Date: March 25, 2010
    NOTE: The code has been tested under Linux 32 and 64 bit.

How to Cite?

If you use this software for a paper, thesis, report, work, etc., then please include the following work as a citation:
  1. Clustering on the Unit Hypersphere using von Mises-Fisher Distributions.
    by A. Banerjee, I. S. Dhillon, J. Ghosh, and S. Sra
    J. Mach. Learning Res. (JMLR), 6(Sep):1345--1382, 2005.
    Paper: [.pdf]

Useful related software

  1. moVMF matlab version
  2. Code to sample data from single vMF distribution (any dimension)
  3. BesselI Extended-precision C++ code for computing I_s(x), the modified Bessel function of the first kind<


  1. Untar
  2. ./configure
  3. make
  4. Optionally also: make test