Paper Reading #9: Normalising flows for discrete data

This week’s paper reading was presented by Arun and introduced normalising flows as a method of performing variational inference and its extension to work on discrete data

Papers:
Variational Inference with Normalizing Flows
https://arxiv.org/abs/1505.05770

and

Discrete Flows: Invertible Generative Models of Discrete Data
https://arxiv.org/abs/1905.10347

Our paper readings take place weekly at the Department of Engineering on Tuesdays 2pm. Hope to see you next week!

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