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new version of abcrf

Version 1.1 of our R library abcrf version 1.1  is now available on CRAN.  Improvements against the earlier version are numerous and substantial. In particular,  calculations of the random forests have been parallelised and, for machines with multiple cores, the computing gain can be enormous. 14 more words


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Feb 11th: 10.5hrs

Now we’re getting somewhere. Sadly this doesn’t feel like I’m doing ‘enough.’

Expect a more chatty update tomorrow.

May your evening be well and your tomorrow better.




Wagamama’s, while delicious (albeit a bit stingy when it came to the soy sauce) was also very expensive! I spent about a week and a half’s food budget in one evening… 619 more words


Uni Life: Orientation Day 1

Can I just say that I am SO super excited to be starting uni!? I just really want to express all of my thoughts and emotions as I go so that when I look back on this I will really get the emotional value out of it! 764 more words


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Feb 10th: 8.25hrs

I am slacking. Not so good.

Although tomorrow and Friday are looking very busy. We shall see what it all brings.

May your evening be well and you tomorrow better.



Cakes and Puppets/Buchty a Loutky: La Calisto

The Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies at University of Toronto are in the midst of a residency by Cakes and Puppets, a Czech puppetry company.  914 more words


Bayesian composite likelihood

“…the pre-determined weights assigned to the different associations between observed and unobserved values represent strong a priori knowledge regarding the informativeness of clues. A poor choice of weights will inevitably result in a poor approximation to the “true” Bayesian posterior…”

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