ACTA POLYTECHNICA SCANDINAVICA
MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING SERIES No. 108
Bayesian Ensemble Learning for Nonlinear Factor Analysis
Helsinki University of Technology
Neural Networks Research Centre
P.O. Box 5400
Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Science in Technology to be presented with due permission for public examination and debate in Auditorium T2 of Helsinki University of Technology (Espoo, Finland) on the 10th of November, 2000, at 12 o'clock noon.
Valpola, H., Bayesian Ensemble Learning for Nonlinear Factor Analysis. Acta Polytechnica Scandinavica, Mathematics and Computing Series No. 108, Espoo 2000, 54 pp. Published by the Finnish Academies of Technology. ISBN 951-666-552-7. ISSN 1456-9418. UDC 519.237.7:517.988:681.327.12:159.953.
Keywords: Nonlinear factor analysis, unsupervised learning, latent variable models, generative models, Bayesian probability theory, ensemble learning, neural networks.