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Foundations of Probabilistic Programming


1st Edition 

by Gilles Barthe (Author) 

What does a probabilistic program actually compute? How can one formally reason about such probabilistic programs? This valuable guide covers such elementary questions and more. It provides a state-of-the-art overview of the theoretical underpinnings of modern probabilistic programming and their applications in machine learning, security, and other domains, at a level suitable for graduate students and non-experts in the field. In addition, the book treats the connection between probabilistic programs and mathematical logic, security (what is the probability that software leaks confidential information?), and presents three programming languages for different applications: Excel tables, program testing, and approximate computing. This title is also available as Open Access on Cambridge Core.


Year: 2021
Pages: 584
Language: English
Format: PDF
Size: 4 MB
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-10: 110848851X
ISBN-13: 978-1108488518
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