Teh, YW and Daumé III, H and Roy, D (2009) Bayesian agglomerative clustering with coalescents. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 20 - Proceedings of the 2007 Conference.Full text not available from this repository.
We introduce a new Bayesian model for hierarchical clustering based on a prior over trees called Kingman's coalescent. We develop novel greedy and sequential Monte Carlo inferences which operate in a bottom-up agglomerative fashion. We show experimentally the superiority of our algorithms over the state-of-the-art, and demonstrate our approach in document clustering and phylolinguistics.
|Divisions:||Div F > Computational and Biological Learning|
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|Date Deposited:||04 Feb 2015 23:01|
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