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UAI
2008
10 years 2 months ago
Bounds on the Bethe Free Energy for Gaussian Networks
We address the problem of computing approximate marginals in Gaussian probabilistic models by using mean field and fractional Bethe approximations. As an extension of Welling and ...
Botond Cseke, Tom Heskes
JAIR
2011
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9 years 4 months ago
Properties of Bethe Free Energies and Message Passing in Gaussian Models
We address the problem of computing approximate marginals in Gaussian probabilistic models by using mean field and fractional Bethe approximations. We define the Gaussian fracti...
Botond Cseke, Tom Heskes
JAIR
2006
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10 years 1 months ago
Convexity Arguments for Efficient Minimization of the Bethe and Kikuchi Free Energies
Loopy and generalized belief propagation are popular algorithms for approximate inference in Markov random fields and Bayesian networks. Fixed points of these algorithms have been...
Tom Heskes
UAI
2003
10 years 2 months ago
Approximate Inference and Constrained Optimization
Loopy and generalized belief propagation are popular algorithms for approximate inference in Markov random fields and Bayesian networks. Fixed points of these algorithms correspo...
Tom Heskes, Kees Albers, Bert Kappen
CORR
2011
Springer
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9 years 5 months ago
The Bethe Permanent of a Non-Negative Matrix
:  The Bethe Permanent of a Non-Negative Matrix Pascal O. Vontobel HP Laboratories HPL-2011-116 Bethe approximation; Bethe permanent; graph cover; partition function; perfect ma...
Pascal O. Vontobel
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