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An Efficient Scheme for Sampling in Constrained Domains

@inproceedings{Chaudhry2021AnES,
  title={An Efficient Scheme for Sampling in Constrained Domains},
  author={Sharang Chaudhry and Daniel Lautzenheiser and Kaushik Ghosh},
  year={2021}
}
The creation of optimal samplers can be a challenging task, especially in the presence of constraints on the support of parameters. One way of mitigating the severity of this challenge is to work with transformed variables, where the support is more conducive to sampling. In this work, a particular transformation called inversion in a sphere is embedded within the popular Metropolis-Hastings paradigm to effectively sample in such scenarios. The method is illustrated on three domains: the… 

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