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Expectation-maximization algorithm

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  1. Assume that a sample of m vectors (or scalars) \mathbf y₁, \dots, \textbfym, where \mathbf yj ∈ \mathbbRˡ, is drawn from one of n Gaussian distributions

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  2. used in statistics for finding maximum likelihood estimates of parameters in probabilistic models, where the model depends on unobserved latent variables

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  3. alternates between performing an expectation (E) step, which computes an expectation of the likelihood by including the latent variables as if they were observed, and a maximization (M) step, which computes the maximum likelihood estimates of the par

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  4. The parameters found on the M step are then used to begin another E step, and the process is repeated

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  5. explained and given its name in a classic 1977 paper by Arthur Dempster, Nan Laird, and Donald Rubin in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society

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