URSABench: Comprehensive Benchmarking of Approximate Bayesian Inference Methods for Deep Neural Networks

Abstract

While deep learning methods continue to improve in predictive accuracy on a wide range of application domains, significant issues remain with other aspects of their performance including their ability to quantify uncertainty and their robustness. Recent advances in approximate Bayesian inference hold significant promise for addressing these concerns, but the computational scalability of these methods can be problematic when applied to large-scale models. In this paper, we describe initial work on the development ofURSABench(the Uncertainty, Robustness, Scalability, and Accu-racy Benchmark), an open-source suite of bench-marking tools for comprehensive assessment of approximate Bayesian inference methods with a focus on deep learning-based classification tasks

Publication
Presented at the ICML 2020 Workshop on Uncertainty and Robustness in Deep Learning