
Underspecification Presents Challenges for Credibility in Modern Machine Learning
ML models often exhibit unexpectedly poor behavior when they are deploye...
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tfp.mcmc: Modern Markov Chain Monte Carlo Tools Built for Modern Hardware
Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) is widely regarded as one of the most im...
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Hamiltonian Monte Carlo Swindles
Hamiltonian Monte Carlo (HMC) is a powerful Markov chain Monte Carlo (MC...
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Automatically Batching ControlIntensive Programs for Modern Accelerators
We present a general approach to batching arbitrary computations for acc...
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Automatic Reparameterisation of Probabilistic Programs
Probabilistic programming has emerged as a powerful paradigm in statisti...
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Autoconj: Recognizing and Exploiting Conjugacy Without a DomainSpecific Language
Deriving conditional and marginal distributions using conjugacy relation...
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The LORACs prior for VAEs: Letting the Trees Speak for the Data
In variational autoencoders, the prior on the latent codes z is often tr...
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An Improved Relative SelfAttention Mechanism for Transformer with Application to Music Generation
Music relies heavily on selfreference to build structure and meaning. W...
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Music Transformer
Music relies heavily on repetition to build structure and meaning. Self...
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Variational Autoencoders for Collaborative Filtering
We extend variational autoencoders (VAEs) to collaborative filtering for...
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Generalizing Hamiltonian Monte Carlo with Neural Networks
We present a generalpurpose method to train Markov chain Monte Carlo ke...
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Multimodal Prediction and Personalization of Photo Edits with Deep Generative Models
Professionalgrade software applications are powerful but complicatedex...
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Stochastic Gradient Descent as Approximate Bayesian Inference
Stochastic Gradient Descent with a constant learning rate (constant SGD)...
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Deep Probabilistic Programming
We propose Edward, a Turingcomplete probabilistic programming language....
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A Variational Analysis of Stochastic Gradient Algorithms
Stochastic Gradient Descent (SGD) is an important algorithm in machine l...
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The Stan Math Library: ReverseMode Automatic Differentiation in C++
As computational challenges in optimization and statistical inference gr...
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A trustregion method for stochastic variational inference with applications to streaming data
Stochastic variational inference allows for fast posterior inference in ...
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Image Classification and Retrieval from UserSupplied Tags
This paper proposes direct learning of image classification from usersu...
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Beta Process Nonnegative Matrix Factorization with Stochastic Structured MeanField Variational Inference
Beta process is the standard nonparametric Bayesian prior for latent fac...
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Structured Stochastic Variational Inference
Stochastic variational inference makes it possible to approximate poster...
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A Generative ProductofFilters Model of Audio
We propose the productoffilters (PoF) model, a generative model that d...
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Matthew D. Hoffman
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Senior Research Scientist at Googlesince 2016, Senior Research Scientist at Adobe from 20122016, research scientist in the Creative Technologies Laboratory at Adobe from 20122016, Postdoc in the Statistics Department at Columbia University, Ph.D. at Princeton University in Computer Science 20042010.