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CCM Colloquium: Bob Carpenter (CCM)

America/New_York
3rd FL Classroom

3rd FL Classroom

Description

Pathfinder: Parallel quasi-Newton variational inference

I’ll talk about our new black-box variational inference algorithm for approximately sampling from differentiable target densities. It uses L-BFGS optimization paths to find low-rank plus diagonal variational approximations. 
Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/2108.03782

If you would like to attend, please email crampersad@flatironinstitute.org for the Zoom link. 

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