Semirings As Generative Theoretical Devices [Video]

Part Of: [Advanced Inference In Graphical Models] sequence

In this, my final project in EE512A, I discuss how abstract algebraic concepts can be applied fruitfully in inference problems.

This project leverages some of the research conducted in the following posts:

  1. An Introduction To Group Theory
  2. Goodman: Semiring Parsing
  3. The Semiring Lifting Trick

My four page writeup is available here:

My ten minute summary video is available here:


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