Definition: An algorithm to find hidden Markov model parameters A, B, and Π with the maximum likelihood of generating the given symbol sequence in the observation vector.
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hidden Markov model.
See also Viterbi algorithm.
Note: Contributed by Arvind <firstname.lastname@example.org> May 2002.
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Paul E. Black, "Baum Welch algorithm", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 7 July 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/baumWelch.html