Example: Sequential Monte Carlo FilteringΒΆ

View smcfilter.py on github

# Copyright (c) 2017-2019 Uber Technologies, Inc.
# SPDX-License-Identifier: Apache-2.0

import argparse
import logging

import torch

import pyro
import pyro.distributions as dist
from pyro.infer import SMCFilter

logging.basicConfig(format="%(relativeCreated) 9d %(message)s", level=logging.INFO)

This file demonstrates how to use the SMCFilter algorithm with
a simple model of a noisy harmonic oscillator of the form:

    z[t] ~ N(A*z[t-1], B*sigma_z)
    y[t] ~ N(z[t][0], sigma_y)


class SimpleHarmonicModel:
    def __init__(self, process_noise, measurement_noise):
        self.A = torch.tensor([[0.0, 1.0], [-1.0, 0.0]])
        self.B = torch.tensor([3.0, 3.0])
        self.sigma_z = torch.tensor(process_noise)
        self.sigma_y = torch.tensor(measurement_noise)

    def init(self, state, initial):
        self.t = 0
        state["z"] = pyro.sample("z_init", dist.Delta(initial, event_dim=1))

    def step(self, state, y=None):
        self.t += 1
        state["z"] = pyro.sample(
            dist.Normal(state["z"].matmul(self.A), self.B * self.sigma_z).to_event(1),
        y = pyro.sample(
            "y_{}".format(self.t), dist.Normal(state["z"][..., 0], self.sigma_y), obs=y
        return state["z"], y

class SimpleHarmonicModel_Guide:
    def __init__(self, model):
        self.model = model

    def init(self, state, initial):
        self.t = 0
        pyro.sample("z_init", dist.Delta(initial, event_dim=1))

    def step(self, state, y=None):
        self.t += 1

        # Proposal distribution
                state["z"].matmul(self.model.A), torch.tensor([1.0, 1.0])

def generate_data(args):
    model = SimpleHarmonicModel(args.process_noise, args.measurement_noise)

    state = {}
    initial = torch.tensor([1.0, 0.0])
    model.init(state, initial=initial)
    zs = [initial]
    ys = [None]
    for t in range(args.num_timesteps):
        z, y = model.step(state)

    return zs, ys

def main(args):

    model = SimpleHarmonicModel(args.process_noise, args.measurement_noise)
    guide = SimpleHarmonicModel_Guide(model)

    smc = SMCFilter(model, guide, num_particles=args.num_particles, max_plate_nesting=0)

    logging.info("Generating data")
    zs, ys = generate_data(args)


    smc.init(initial=torch.tensor([1.0, 0.0]))
    for y in ys[1:]:

    logging.info("At final time step:")
    z = smc.get_empirical()["z"]
    logging.info("truth: {}".format(zs[-1]))
    logging.info("mean: {}".format(z.mean))
    logging.info("std: {}".format(z.variance**0.5))

if __name__ == "__main__":
    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(
        description="Simple Harmonic Oscillator w/ SMC Filtering Inference"
    parser.add_argument("-n", "--num-timesteps", default=500, type=int)
    parser.add_argument("-p", "--num-particles", default=100, type=int)
    parser.add_argument("--process-noise", default=1.0, type=float)
    parser.add_argument("--measurement-noise", default=1.0, type=float)
    parser.add_argument("--seed", default=0, type=int)
    args = parser.parse_args()