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Fast Convergent Algorithms for Expectation Propagation Approximate Bayesian Inference

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Seeger,  M
Department Empirical Inference, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society;

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Nickisch,  H
Department Empirical Inference, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society;

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Seeger, M., & Nickisch, H.(2010). Fast Convergent Algorithms for Expectation Propagation Approximate Bayesian Inference.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0013-BD46-F
Abstract
We propose a novel algorithm to solve the expectation propagation relaxation of Bayesian inference for continuous-variable graphical models. In contrast to most previous algorithms, our method is provably convergent. By marrying convergent EP ideas from (Opperamp;Winther 05) with covariance decoupling techniques (Wipfamp;Nagarajan 08, Nickischamp;Seeger 09), it runs at least an order of magnitude faster than the most commonly used EP solver.