Murray, I and Adams, RP and MacKay, DJC (2009) Elliptical slice sampling.Full text not available from this repository.
Many probabilistic models introduce strong dependencies between variables using a latent multivariate Gaussian distribution or a Gaussian process. We present a new Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm for performing inference in models with multivariate Gaussian priors. Its key properties are: 1) it has simple, generic code applicable to many models, 2) it has no free parameters, 3) it works well for a variety of Gaussian process based models. These properties make our method ideal for use while model building, removing the need to spend time deriving and tuning updates for more complex algorithms.
|Additional Information:||8 pages, 6 figures, appearing in AISTATS 2010 (JMLR: W&CP volume 6). Differences from first submission: some minor edits in response to feedback.|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||08 Apr 2013 10:12|
|Last Modified:||15 Apr 2013 01:04|
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