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Bayesian Priors: Titterington Updated

Today I give you a modern take on Titterington (1982). I always thought these classic cartoons of Bayesian priors (and a posterior) could do with an update. 88 more words

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Monadic probabilistic programming in Scala with Rainier


Rainier is an interesting new probabilistic programming library for Scala recently open-sourced by Stripe. Probabilistic programming languages provide a computational framework for building and fitting Bayesian models to data. 953 more words


Decision making is one of the main tasks of our brain for allowing survival. Decision making is founded on the probability estimation, trying to predict the likelihood of the events occuring in the future. 976 more words

Statistical methods accounting for human coding habits in databases

This is some work I did in 2013 that never led to funding to take it further. I did a lit search around the subject and wrote up ideas, which I share here. 1,027 more words


Bayesian workshop in Grenoble, September 6-7

We are organising a two-day Bayesian workshop in Grenoble in September 6-7, 2018. It will be the second edition of the Italian-French statistics seminar ( 203 more words


Method of the month: custom likelihoods with Stan

Once a month we discuss a particular research method that may be of interest to people working in health economics. We’ll consider widely used key methodologies, as well as more novel approaches. 2,299 more words