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Title Advances in minimum description length : theory and applications / edited by Peter D. Grünwald, In Jae Myung, Mark A. Pitt
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2005

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Description x, 444 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Neural information processing series
Neural information processing series.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Series Foreword vii -- -- Preface ix -- -- -- I Introductory Chapters 1 -- -- 1 Introducing the Minimum Description Length Principle 3 -- Peter Griinwald -- -- 2 Minimum Description Length Tutorial 23 -- Peter Griinwald -- -- 3 MDL, Bayesian Inference, and the Geometry of the Space -- of Probability Distributions 81 -- Vijay Balasubramanian -- -- 4 Hypothesis Testing for Poisson vs. Geometric Distributions -- Using Stochastic Complexity 99 -- Aaron D. Lanterman -- -- 5 Applications of MDL to Selected Families of Models 125 -- Andrew J. Hanson and Philip Chi-Wing Fu -- -- 6 Algorithmic Statistics and Kolmogorov's Structure Functions 151 -- Paul Vitdnyi -- -- -- II Theoretical Advances 175 -- -- 7 Exact Minimax Predictive Density Estimation and MDL 177 -- Feng Liang and Andrew Barron -- -- 8 The Contribution of Parameters to Stochastic Complexity 195 -- Dean P. Foster and Robert A. Stine -- -- -- -- -- 9 Extended Stochastic Complexity and Its Applications to -- Learning 215 -- Kenji Yamanishi -- -- 10 Kolmogorov's Structure Function in MDL Theory and Lossy -- Data Compression 245 -- Jorma Rissanen and loan Tabus -- -- -- III Practical Applications 263 -- -- 11 Minimum Message Length and Generalized Bayesian Nets -- with Asymmetric Languages 265 -- Joshua W. Comley and David L. Dowe -- -- 12 Simultaneous Clustering and Subset Selection via MDL 295 -- Rebecka Jornsten and Bin Yu -- -- 13 An MDL Framework for Data Clustering 323 -- Petri Kontkanen, Petri Myllymaki, Wray Buntine, -- Jorma Rissanen, and Henry Tirri -- -- 14 Minimum Description Length and Psychological Clustering -- Models 355 -- Michael D. Lee and Daniel J. Navarro -- -- 15 A Minimum Description Length Principle for Perception 385 -- Nick Chater -- -- 16 Minimum Description Length and Cognitive Modeling 411 -- Yong Si; In Jae Myung, and Mark A. Pitt -- -- Index 435
Analysis NIPS
Neural information processing systems
Notes "A Bradford book"
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Information theory.
Machine learning.
Mathematical statistics.
Minimum description length (Information theory)
Statistics.
Author Grünwald, Peter D.
Myung, Jay.
Pitt, Mark A.
LC no. 2004055932
ISBN 0262072629
Other Titles Minimum description length : theory and applications