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Variational Predictive Routing with Nested Subjective Timescales

@article{Zakharov2021VariationalPR,
  title={Variational Predictive Routing with Nested Subjective Timescales},
  author={Alexey Zakharov and Qinghai Guo and Z. Fountas},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.11236}
}
Discovery and learning of an underlying spatiotemporal hierarchy in sequential data is an important topic for machine learning. Despite this, little work has been done to explore hierarchical generative models that can flexibly adapt their layerwise representations in response to datasets with different temporal dynamics. Here, we present Variational Predictive Routing (VPR) – a neural probabilistic inference system that organizes latent representations of video features in a temporal hierarchy… 
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