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CVPR
2012
IEEE
6 years 11 months ago
Large scale metric learning from equivalence constraints
In this paper, we raise important issues on scalability and the required degree of supervision of existing Mahalanobis metric learning methods. Often rather tedious optimization p...
Martin Köstinger, Martin Hirzer, Paul Wohlhar...
ICASSP
2011
IEEE
8 years 1 months ago
Sparse coding and dictionary learning based on the MDL principle
The power of sparse signal coding with learned overcomplete dictionaries has been demonstrated in a variety of applications and fields, from signal processing to statistical infe...
Ignacio Ramírez, Guillermo Sapiro
BMEI
2009
IEEE
8 years 7 months ago
The Finitely Geometric Symptom Analysis in the Glioma Survival Study
Novel approach for statistical inference in survival analysis based on factor or dichotomic variables is proposed. We are seeking for the most informative finitely linear combinat...
Nina Alexeyeva, Ivan Smirnov, Polina Gracheva, Bor...
SYNTHESE
2008
131views more  SYNTHESE 2008»
8 years 9 months ago
A new formulation of the Principle of Indifference
This article goes to the foundations of Statistical Inference through a review of Carnap's logic theory of induction. From this point of view, it brings another solution to t...
Rodolfo de Cristofaro
NIPS
2007
8 years 10 months ago
Variational inference for Markov jump processes
Markov jump processes play an important role in a large number of application domains. However, realistic systems are analytically intractable and they have traditionally been ana...
Manfred Opper, Guido Sanguinetti
IJCAI
2007
8 years 10 months ago
Bayesian Tensor Inference for Sketch-Based Facial Photo Hallucination
This paper develops a statistical inference approach, Bayesian Tensor Inference, for style transformation between photo images and sketch images of human faces. Motivated by the r...
Wei Liu, Xiaoou Tang, Jianzhuang Liu
ICASSP
2009
IEEE
9 years 1 months ago
Graphical Models: Statistical inference vs. determination
Using discrete Hidden-Markov-Models (HMMs) for recognition requires the quantization of the continuous feature vectors. In handwritten whiteboard note recognition it turns out tha...
Joachim Schenk, Benedikt Hörnler, Artur Braun...
ISIPTA
2003
IEEE
119views Mathematics» more  ISIPTA 2003»
9 years 2 months ago
Analysis of Local or Asymmetric Dependencies in Contingency Tables using the Imprecise Dirichlet Model
We consider the statistical problem of analyzing the association between two categorical variables from cross-classified data. The focus is put on measures which enable one to st...
Jean-Marc Bernard
ISRR
2005
Springer
154views Robotics» more  ISRR 2005»
9 years 2 months ago
Session Overview Planning
ys when planning meant searching for a sequence of abstract actions that satisfied some symbolic predicate. Robots can now learn their own representations through statistical infe...
Nicholas Roy, Roland Siegwart
ISIPTA
2005
IEEE
140views Mathematics» more  ISIPTA 2005»
9 years 3 months ago
Conservative Rules for Predictive Inference with Incomplete Data
This paper addresses the following question: how should we update our beliefs after observing some incomplete data, in order to make credible predictions about new, and possibly i...
Marco Zaffalon
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