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Advanced Monte Carlo Methods and Variational Inference

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Lecture 13 & 14 of a lecture series on Information Theory, Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks: http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/itprnn_lectures/

Topics include:
  • Slice sampling,
  • Hybrid Monte Carlo,
  • Over-relaxation,
  • Exact Sampling,
  • Variational methods.
Schedule:
  • Two 40-60 minute lectures, with a 15 minute break in between.

All are welcome, and encouraged to ask many questions.

This talk is part of the Inference Group series.

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