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Bayesian Probabilistic Numerical Integration with Tree-Based Models

  title={Bayesian Probabilistic Numerical Integration with Tree-Based Models},
  author={Harrison Zhu and Xing Liu and Ruya Kang and Zhichao Shen and Seth Flaxman and F. Briol},
Bayesian quadrature (BQ) is a method for solving numerical integration problems in a Bayesian manner, which allows user to quantify their uncertainty about the solution. The standard approach to BQ is based on Gaussian process (GP) approximation of the integrand. As a result, BQ approach is inherently limited to cases where GP approximations can be done in an efficient manner, thus often prohibiting high-dimensional or non-smooth target functions. This paper proposes to tackle this issue with a… 

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