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High Dimensional Discrete Integration by Hashing and Optimization

  title={High Dimensional Discrete Integration by Hashing and Optimization},
  author={Raj Kumar Maity and Arya Mazumdar and Soumyabrata Pal},
Recently Ermon et al. (2013) pioneered an ingenuous way to practically compute approximations to large scale counting or discrete integration problems by using random hashes. The hashes are used to reduce the counting problems into many separate discrete optimization problems. The optimization problems can be solved by an NP-oracle, and if they allow some amenable structure then commercial SAT solvers or linear programming (LP) solvers can be used in lieu of the NP-oracle. In particular, Ermon… 

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