RBMs

A RBM (originally called Harmonium) is a neural model proposed by Smolensky (in Information processing in dynamical systems: Foundations of harmony theory, Smolensky P., Parallel Distributed Processing, Vol 1, The MIT Press) that is made up of a layer of input (observable) neurons and a layer of hidden (latent) neurons. A generic structure is shown in the following diagram:

 Structure of Restricted Boltzmann Machine

As the undirected graph is bipartite (there are no connections between neurons belonging to the same layer), the underlying probabilistic structure is MRF. In the original model (even if this is not a restriction), all the ...

Get Mastering Machine Learning Algorithms now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.