Composable Effects for Flexible and Accelerated Probabilistic Programming in NumPyro

24 Dec 2019Du PhanNeeraj PradhanMartin Jankowiak

NumPyro is a lightweight library that provides an alternate NumPy backend to the Pyro probabilistic programming language with the same modeling interface, language primitives and effect handling abstractions. Effect handlers allow Pyro's modeling API to be extended to NumPyro despite its being built atop a fundamentally different JAX-based functional backend... (read more)

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