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Mastering Probabilistic Graphical Models Using Python by Abinash Panda, Ankur Ankan

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Factor maximization

For MAP queries in graphical models, we introduce another operation on factors called maximization.

Let X be a set of variables, Factor maximization a variable, and Factor maximization a factor. We define factor maximization of Y in Factor maximization to be a factor Factor maximization over the variables X such that the following occurs:

Let's take an example of factor maximization to make this clearer:

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