Auto-Encoding Variational Bayes

Bayes Rule
Derivation of KL Divergence
Proof of non-negativity of KL
Derivation of ELBO
Another representation of ELBO
Objective function for model update
Reparameterization trick (source:
Reparameterization trick
Closed-form solution of the KL divergence (under the simple assumption the variational distribution and true posteriors are univariate Gaussian)
The resulting estimator for the model




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Andac Demir

Andac Demir

PhD in Machine Learning at Northeastern University

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