Closed-form solution of decomposable stochastic models

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StatementJon A. Sjogren.
Series[NASA technical memorandum] -- NASA-TM-103466., NASA technical memorandum -- 103466.
ContributionsLangley Research Center.
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Markov and semi-Markov processes are increasingly being used in the modeling of complex reconfigurable systems (fault-tolerant computers). The estimat Closed-form solution of decomposable stochastic models Article (PDF Available) in Computers & Mathematics with Applications 23(12) June with 29 Reads How we measure 'reads'   Closed-form Solution of Decomposable Stochastic Models Jon A.

Sjogren The solution of such a model can be both expensive and time-consuming. However, when the model can be decomposed hierarchically into smaller closed-form solution, and hierarchical modeling in greater detail. Section 1 is a review of the basic Get this from a library. Closed-form solution of decomposable stochastic models.

[Jon A Sjogren; Langley Research Center.] Closed-form solution of decomposable stochastic models. model without requiring a complete solution of the combined model. This material is presented within the context of closed-form functional representation of probabilities as utilized in the Symbolic Hierarchical Automated Reliability and Performance Evaluator (SHARPE) tool.

Closed-form solution of decomposable stochastic models. By Jon A. Sjogren. model without requiring a complete solution of the combined model. This material is presented within the context of closed-form functional representation of probabilities as utilized in the Symbolic Hierarchical Automated Reliability and Performance Evaluator   A Tutorial on Stochastic Programming closed-form solutions for stochasticprogramming problems such as () are rarely available.

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With one more detail—the idea of a natural gradient (Amari, )—stochastic variational inference has an attractive form: 1. Subsample one or more data points from the data. Analyze the subsample using the current variational parameters. Implement a closed-form update of the variational parameters.

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