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Generalizing variable elimination in Bayesian networks

@inproceedings{Cozman2000GeneralizingVE,
  title={Generalizing variable elimination in Bayesian networks},
  author={F. Cozman},
  year={2000}
}
  • F. Cozman
  • Published 2000
  • Mathematics
  • This paper describes a generalized version of the variable elimination algorithm for Bayesian networks. Variable elimination computes the marginal probability for some specified set of variables in a network. The algorithm consists of a single pass through a list of data structures called buckets. The generalization presented here adds a second pass to the algorithm and produces the marginal probability density for every variable in the buckets. The algorithm and the presentation focus on… CONTINUE READING
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