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Baum Welch algorithm

(algorithm)

Definition: An algorithm to find hidden Markov model parameters A, B, and Π with the maximum likelihood of generating the given symbol sequence in the observation vector.

Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)
hidden Markov model.

See also Viterbi algorithm.

Note: Contributed by Arvind <uk_arvind@mail.utexas.edu> May 2002.

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "Baum Welch algorithm", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 7 July 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/baumWelch.html