Variational Inference

A Brief Guide to Variational Inference

The fitting of complex statistical models that consists of latent or nuisance variables, in addition to various parameters to be estimated, likely involves overcoming an intractable integral. For instance, calculating the likelihood of such models …

A Beginner's Guide to Variational Inference

Estimation of complex models that consists of latent variables and various parameters, in addition to the data that is observed, might involve overcoming an intractable integral. For instance, calculating the likelihood of such models require …