ad-delcont: Reverse-mode automatic differentiation with delimited continuations

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Reverse-mode automatic differentiation using delimited continuations (shift/reset), inspired by the papers

The package exposes a small and easily extensible user interface to automatic differentiation combinators. It also manages to be very lightweight, as it only depends on base and transformers.

To use the library, import Numeric.AD.DelCont, which also contains all documentation.

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Dependencies base (>=4.7 && <5), transformers (>=0.5) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) 2021 Marco Zocca
Author Marco Zocca
Maintainer ocramz
Category Math, Numeric, Machine Learning, Optimization, Optimisation
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Uploaded by ocramz at 2021-07-18T16:21:35Z
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Reverse-mode Automatic Differentiation using delimited continuations (shift and reset) , as shown in [1]


  1. Wang et al, Demystifying Differentiable Programming : Shift/Reset the Penultimate Backpropagator,