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### How to model a continuous variable evaluated at discrete values? (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

sent from B to y is known at discrete y. But Gau(y|x,Sigma) is a continuous function. How to calculate the message ...
| 4 Replies | 2285 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:09 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:09 PM

### Conditionally assign one Discrete variable to another (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

assign one Discrete variable to another, but not finding an easy way to do so. For example: Variable<bool> ...
| 1 Replies | 1907 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:41 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:41 PM

### BMP model (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

minka replied on 08-25-2010 10:52 AM The instructions in this thread may fix the problem:  ...
| 2 Replies | 3160 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:00 PM | Last reply by MarcoASDF - Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:33 PM

### How define a model with a variable dependent more than two. (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

type parameters. I show an example below of how to build up a variable - or you could try to do it in one statement. Apologies for not ...
| 7 Replies | 3237 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:51 PM | Last reply by John Guiver - Tuesday, June 7, 2011 5:39 PM

### Mixture of unigram model (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

John Guiver replied on 03-04-2011 4:29 AM Hi Davide I am not sure how this differs from the LDA model we provide. The page on
| 1 Replies | 3089 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:29 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:29 PM

### An Influence Model (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

John Guiver replied on 05-27-2011 10:09 AM Here is a simple example of how to call into the previous model class:
| 4 Replies | 4696 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:50 PM | Last reply by John Guiver - Tuesday, June 7, 2011 9:57 AM

### Constructing Bayesian network...CPT and DAG for discrete variable network? (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

CarModel = 1 or EngineType = 2 or both. In short...how do I, after the creation of the model with parameters infered from my data, put ...
| 7 Replies | 3348 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:22 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:23 PM

### Model building guidance for a newbie (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

booleans and 2 discrete ints) to be able to predict another boolean. I wish to train this model from a huge data set being ...
| 1 Replies | 1796 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:58 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:58 PM

### Model Evidence Calculation (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

Vincent Tan posted on 06-17-2009 6:46 PM I tried to compute the model evidence for a Multiclass Probit Regression model. I find that sometimes ...
| 2 Replies | 1777 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:56 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:56 PM

### Infer.NET: Missing elements of a vector variable (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

to incorporate this in the model and not completely exclude the 2nd individual from the model? Thanks a ...
| 4 Replies | 1905 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:56 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:56 PM

### Probability Density Function, Integration, Area under Curve, Continuous Random Variable (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

function "betainc".  A Bing search turns up lots of code for it around the web.  If there is interest, we could add this function to Infer.NET.  ...
| 2 Replies | 2675 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:12 PM | Last reply by Tom Minka - Saturday, November 29, 2014 6:05 PM

### calculation precision (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

minka replied on 03-05-2010 4:04 AM Welcome to approximate inference!  The second example gives a different result because the graphical model has ...
| 2 Replies | 2375 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:36 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:36 PM

### Gaussian Mixture (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

lines starting 'using Variable.ForEach[n]' say that each element of this random variable array is distributed according to a Discrete (or Categorical) ...
| 1 Replies | 1761 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:30 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:30 PM

### Question about the click model example. (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

percentage of total parameter space, the less complex model wins out; the more complex the parameterisation, the less likely the occurence of a particular ...
| 5 Replies | 1953 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:10 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:11 PM

### Error:Attempt to redefine index variable at depth 1. (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

shakey posted on 12-08-2009 5:36 AM When Compiling the model , I get this error 'Attempt to redefine index variable at depth 1. ' from ...
| 3 Replies | 2123 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:28 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:29 PM

### Bayesian statistic theory question (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

correctly interpreted your question, the Bayes Point Machine is an example of discrete random variable having a continuous parent. Hope this ...
| 2 Replies | 2110 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:10 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 5:10 PM

### Work around plates by manual variable synchronization (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

if an observed value has been changed, so as to invalidate these cached values.  Setting ObservedValue on a variable will do this.  If you just ...
| 10 Replies | 1923 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:45 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 4:46 PM

### From Bugs to Infer.net (Migrated from community.research.microsoft.com)

graphical model plates, not a way to restrict the domain of a uniform distribution. To use Poisson with a random ...
| 1 Replies | 2501 Views | Created by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:48 PM | Last reply by Microsoft Research - Friday, June 3, 2011 6:48 PM