What is 'hidden' in the HMMs?

Thorsten Burmester t_burmester at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 18 06:27:20 EST 2002


Dear all,

Probably a simple question:

Why are the Hidden Markov Models called "hidden"? What exactly is the
hidden layer?

Thanks.

Thorsten

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