Material Detail

Directed Graphical Models

Directed Graphical Models

This video was recorded at AI Bootcamp 2011 @ AITI-KACE, Accra, Ghana. In this talk I introduce the basic concepts of directed graphical models. I then introduce the EM algorithm and discuss learning in latent variable models, considering several mixture models (discrete latent variables), probabilistic PCA (continuous latent variables) and extensions. Next, I describe conditional models for regression, draw links to least squares and ridge regression. Finally, the talk is ended with an introduction to Gaussian process regression.

Quality

  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
hidden