These notes form a concise introductory course on probabilistic graphical models. They are based on Stanford CS228, taught by Stefano Ermon, and have been written by Volodymyr Kuleshov, with the help of many students and course staff.
This course starts by introducing graphical models from the very basics and concludes by explaining from first principles the variational auto-encoder.
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