# Notes on: Liu, Q., & Wang, D. (2016): Stein variational gradient descent: a general purpose bayesian inference algorithm

## Table of Contents

## Notation

- continous rv.
- set if i.i.d. obersevations
of the kernel is the closure of the linear span

equipped with inner products

with equipped with inner product

Stein's operator

Stein's discrepancy

often such that

- denotes the iteration