$ρ$-VAE: Autoregressive parametrization of the VAE encoder

13 Sep 2019Sohrab FerdowsiMaurits DiephuisShideh RezaeifarSlava Voloshynovskiy

We make a minimal, but very effective alteration to the VAE model. This is about a drop-in replacement for the (sample-dependent) approximate posterior to change it from the standard white Gaussian with diagonal covariance to the first-order autoregressive Gaussian... (read more)

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