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Companion webpage for the book Bayesian Optimization by Roman Garnett

https://bayesoptbook.com/

Copyright 2023 Roman Garnett, published by Cambridge University Press

This is a monograph on Bayesian optimization. The book aims to provide a self-contained and comprehensive introduction to Bayesian optimization, starting “from scratch” and carefully developing all the key ideas along the way. The intended audience is graduate students and researchers in machine learning, statistics, and related fields. However, I also hope that practitioners and researchers from more distant fields will find some utility here.

The book is divided into three main parts, covering:

  • theoretical and practical aspects of Gaussian process modeling,
  • the Bayesian approach to sequential decision making, and
  • the realization of practical and effective optimization policies.

A few additional topics are also covered:

  • an overview of theoretical convergence results,
  • a survey of notable extensions,
  • a comprehensive history of Bayesian optimization, and
  • an annotated bibliography of applications.

You can order a copy from Cambridge University Press or from Amazon.

I welcome feedback, errata, etc. Please feel free to file an issue.

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