Sufficient conditions for convergence of loopy belief propagation

  • Mooij J
  • Kappen H
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Abstract

We derive novel sufficient conditions for convergence of Loopy Belief Propagation (also known as the Sum-Product algorithm) to a unique fixed point. Our results improve upon previously known conditions. For binary variables with (anti-)ferromagnetic interactions, our conditions seem to be sharp.

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Authors

  • Joris Mooij

  • Hilbert J. Kappen

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