The expectation maximization algorithm arises in many computational biology applications that involve probabilistic models. What is it good for, and how does it work?
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C.B.D. is supported in part by an National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship. S.B. wishes to acknowledge support by the NSF CAREER Award. We thank four anonymous referees for helpful suggestions.
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Do, C., Batzoglou, S. What is the expectation maximization algorithm?. Nat Biotechnol 26, 897–899 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt1406
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