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Addressing one of the core problems in statistics and machine learning, Microsoft researchers have developed a new, more efficient algorithm that enables exact sampling.
Researchers Daniel Tarlow, Tom Minka, and former Microsoft intern Chris Maddison introduced the algorithm in their paper, A* Sampling, one of only two of the 1,700 submitted that received an Outstanding Paper Award at NIPS 2014, the renowned machine learning conference of the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation.
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