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Efficient Bayesian Experimental Design for Implicit Models

  title={Efficient Bayesian Experimental Design for Implicit Models},
  author={Steven Kleinegesse and Michael U Gutmann},
  booktitle={International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics},
Bayesian experimental design involves the optimal allocation of resources in an experiment, with the aim of optimising cost and performance. For implicit models, where the likelihood is intractable but sampling from the model is possible, this task is particularly difficult and therefore largely unexplored. This is mainly due to technical difficulties associated with approximating posterior distributions and utility functions. We devise a novel experimental design framework for implicit models… 

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