Unbiased Monte Carlo Cluster Updates with Autoregressive Neural Networks

@article{Wu2021UnbiasedMC,
  title={Unbiased Monte Carlo Cluster Updates with Autoregressive Neural Networks},
  author={Dian Wu and Riccardo Rossi and Giuseppe Carleo},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2105.05650}
}
Efficient sampling of complex high-dimensional probability densities is a central task in computational science. Machine Learning techniques based on autoregressive neural networks have been recently shown to provide good approximations of probability distributions of interest in physics. In this work, we propose a systematic way to remove the intrinsic bias associated with these variational approximations, combining it with Markov-chain Monte Carlo in an automatic scheme to efficiently… Expand
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