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Explaining Variational Approximations


  • Ormerod, J. T.
  • Wand, M. P.


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  • Ormerod, J. T. & Wand, M. P., 2010. "Explaining Variational Approximations," The American Statistician, American Statistical Association, vol. 64(2), pages 140-153.
  • Handle: RePEc:bes:amstat:v:64:i:2:y:2010:p:140-153

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