Approximate Bayesian Computation Via the Energy Statistic

  title={Approximate Bayesian Computation Via the Energy Statistic},
  author={Hien Duy Nguyen and Julyan Arbel and Hongliang L{\"u} and Florence Forbes},
  journal={IEEE Access},
Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) has become an essential part of the Bayesian toolbox for addressing problems in which the likelihood is prohibitively expensive or entirely unknown, making it intractable. ABC defines a pseudo-posterior by comparing observed data with simulated data, traditionally based on some summary statistics, the elicitation of which is regarded as a key difficulty. Recently, using data discrepancy measures has been proposed in order to bypass the construction of… 

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