# Definition: Generative model

**Index:**The Book of Statistical Proofs ▷ General Theorems ▷ Bayesian statistics ▷ Probabilistic modeling ▷ Generative model

**Definition:** Consider measured data $y$ and some unknown latent parameters $\theta$. A statement about the distribution of $y$ given $\theta$ is called a generative model $m$:

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**Metadata:**ID: D27 | shortcut: gm | author: JoramSoch | date: 2020-03-03, 15:50.