[SciPy-dev] BayesNet SciKit

Ed Rahn ed@lamedomain....
Tue Jun 24 05:06:50 CDT 2008


What's the reasoning for starting from scratch on a port instead of 
using preexisting code that has the same exact objective?

- Ed

Gouws, Almero <14366037@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am a masters student currently working on a port of Kevin P. Murphy's
> Matlab toolbox, FullBNT, to Python. The code is not yet available in a
> public repository, because I would like it to match or surpass 
> the functionality of the openbayes toolbox before making it available.
> 
> Here's a list of what is currently working:
> 
> -Static Bayesian Networks:
>  -Nodes:
>   - Mutinomial nodes:
>    - (Sequential) Bayesian parameter updating from complete data.
>    - Maximum liklihood parameter estimation from complete data.
>    - Maximum likelihood parameter estimation with missing values (EM)
>    - Greedy K2 structure learning.
> 
>   - Gaussian nodes:
>    - Maximum liklihood parameter estimation from complete data.
> 
>  - Inference Engines:
>   - Junction tree inference engine
>     - Works for Multinomial and Guassian nodes.
> 
> Thanks
> Almero Gouws
> 
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