### Disentangling VAEs, KL Divergence, and Mutual Information

September 24, 2020#probability#math#machine-learning#jointvaeI’ve recently been reading about the JointVAE model proposed by Emilien Dupont in the paper Learning Disentangled Joint Continuous and…

### Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sampling

September 23, 2020#probability#mathOne of my courses recently introduced Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) sampling, which has a lot of applications. I’d like to dive into those…

### Belief Propagation

September 16, 2020#probability#mathLet’s say that you and I are roommates, and I notice you’ve been gone the last two Friday nights. This is not necessarily unusual, and…