On the locality of the forward-backward algorithm (speech recognition)

Mérialdo, Bernard
IEEE transactions on speech and audio processing, Volume 1, n°2, April 1993

A theorem which shows that the local maximum found by the forward-backward algorithm in the case of discrete hidden Markov models is really local is presented. By this it is meant that this local maximum is restricted to lie in the same connected component of the set (x:P(x)


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Date:
1993-03-31
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Data Science
Eurecom Ref:
87
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