Online Approximations for Wind-Field Models

  • Lehel Csató
  • Dan Cornford
  • Manfred Opper
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2130)


We study online approximations to Gaussian process models for spatially distributed systems. We apply our method to the prediction of wind fields over the ocean surface from scatterometer data. Our approach combines a sequential update of a Gaussian approximation to the posterior with a sparse representation that allows to treat problems with a large number of observations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lehel Csató
    • 1
  • Dan Cornford
    • 1
  • Manfred Opper
    • 1
  1. 1.Neural Computing Research GroupAston UniversityBirminghamUK

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