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tfp.experimental.mcmc.windowed_adaptive_hmc

Adapt and sample from a joint distribution, conditioned on pins.

This uses Hamiltonian Monte Carlo to do the sampling. Step size is tuned using a dual-averaging adaptation, and the kernel is conditioned using a diagonal mass matrix, which is estimated using expanding windows.

n_draws int Number of draws after adaptation.
joint_dist tfd.JointDistribution A joint distribution to sample from.
num_leapfrog_steps int Number of leapfrog steps to use for the Hamiltonian Monte Carlo step.
n_chains int Number of independent chains to run MCMC with.
num_adaptation_steps int Number of draws used to adapt step size and
dual_averaging_kwargs Optional dict Keyword arguments to pass to tfp.mcmc.DualAveragingStepSizeAdaptation. By default, a target_accept_prob of 0.75 is set, and the class defaults are used otherwise.
trace_fn Optional callable The trace function should accept the arguments (state, bijector, is_adapting, phmc_kernel_results), where the state is an unconstrained, flattened float tensor, bijector is the tfb.Bijector that is used for unconstraining and flattening, is_adapting is a boolean to mark whether the draw is from an adaptation step, and phmc_kernel_results is the UncalibratedPreconditionedHamiltonianMonteCarloKernelResults from the PreconditionedHamiltonianMonteCarlo kernel. Note that bijector.inverse(state) will provide access to the current draw in the untransformed space, using the structure of the provided joint_dist.
return_final_kernel_results If True, then the final kernel results are returned alongside the chain state and the trace specified by the trace_fn.
discard_tuning bool Whether to return tuning traces and draws.
seed Optional, a seed for reproducible sampling.
**pins These are used to condition the provided joint distribution, and are passed directly to joint_dist.experimental_pin(**pins).

A single structure of draws is returned in case the trace_fn is None, and return_final_kernel_results is False. If there is a trace function, the return value is a tuple, with the trace second. If the return_final_kernel_results is True, the return value is a tuple of length 3, with final kernel results returned last. If discard_tuning is True, the tensors in draws and trace will have length n_draws, otherwise, they will have length n_draws + num_adaptation_steps.