Large Scale Variational Bayesian Inference for Structured Scale Mixture Models

Natural image statistics exhibit hierarchical dependencies across multiple scales. Representing such prior knowledge in non-factorial latent tree models can boost performance of image denoising, inpainting, deconvolution or reconstruction substantially, beyond standard factorial ``sparse'' methodology. We derive a large scale approximate Bayesian inference algorithm for linear models with non-factorial (latent tree-structured) scale mixture priors. Experimental results on a range of denoising and inpainting problems demonstrate substantially improved performance compared to MAP estimation or to inference with factorial priors.


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Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Machine Learning
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International Conference on Machine Learning 29, Edinburgh, UK
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2012
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