New PDF release: Bayesian Programming

By Pierre Bessiere, Emmanuel Mazer, Juan Manuel Ahuactzin, Kamel Mekhnacha

ISBN-10: 1439880328

ISBN-13: 9781439880326

ISBN-10: 1439880336

ISBN-13: 9781439880333

Probability as a substitute to Boolean Logic
While good judgment is the mathematical origin of rational reasoning and the elemental precept of computing, it really is constrained to difficulties the place details is either entire and likely. notwithstanding, many real-world difficulties, from monetary investments to e-mail filtering, are incomplete or doubtful in nature. likelihood conception and Bayesian computing jointly supply another framework to house incomplete and unsure facts.

Decision-Making instruments and strategies for Incomplete and unsure Data
Emphasizing likelihood instead to Boolean common sense, Bayesian Programming covers new the way to construct probabilistic courses for real-world functions. Written through the workforce who designed and applied an effective probabilistic inference engine to interpret Bayesian courses, the booklet bargains many Python examples which are additionally to be had on a supplementary web site including an interpreter that permits readers to scan with this new method of programming.

Principles and Modeling
Only requiring a easy starting place in arithmetic, the 1st components of the publication current a brand new technique for development subjective probabilistic versions. The authors introduce the rules of Bayesian programming and talk about reliable practices for probabilistic modeling. quite a few uncomplicated examples spotlight the applying of Bayesian modeling in several fields.

Formalism and Algorithms
The 3rd half synthesizes present paintings on Bayesian inference algorithms seeing that an effective Bayesian inference engine is required to automate the probabilistic calculus in Bayesian courses. Many bibliographic references are incorporated for readers who would favor extra info at the formalism of Bayesian programming, the most probabilistic versions, normal goal algorithms for Bayesian inference, and studying problems.

FAQs
Along with a thesaurus, the fourth half comprises solutions to commonly asked questions. The authors evaluate Bayesian programming and danger theories, speak about the computational complexity of Bayesian inference, disguise the irreducibility of incompleteness, and deal with the subjectivist as opposed to objectivist epistemology of chance.

The First Steps towards a Bayesian Computer
A new modeling method, new inference algorithms, new programming languages, and new are all had to create an entire Bayesian computing framework. targeting the technique and algorithms, this ebook describes the 1st steps towards attaining that aim. It encourages readers to discover rising parts, akin to bio-inspired computing, and enhance new programming languages and architectures.

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Conditional probability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Variable conjunction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The conjunction postulate (Bayes theorem) . . . . . . . . . . . . . Syllogisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The marginalization rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joint distribution and questions .

Joint distribution and questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Decomposition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Parametric forms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Specification = Variables + Decomposition + Parametric forms . Description = Specification + Identification .

The conjunction postulate (Bayes theorem) . . . . . . . . . . . . . Syllogisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The marginalization rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joint distribution and questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Decomposition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Parametric forms .

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