Exponential-min and Gumbel-max tricks for reformulating sampling from a discrete distribution as argmin and argmax, making the sampling operation differentiable.
This page is a high-level summary / notes of various recent results in language modeling with little explanations
A literature survey of recent papers on Neural Variational Inference (NVI) and its application in topic modeling.
A high-level summary of various generative models including Variational Autoencoders (VAE), Generative Adverserial Networks (GAN), and their notable extentions and generalizations, such as f-GAN, Adversarial Variational Bayes (AVB), Wasserstein GAN, Wasserstein Auto-Encoder (WAE), Cramer GAN and etc
A quick walk-through of Expectation-Maximization (EM) algorithm and its cousins.