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non-reversible MCMC

While visiting Dauphine, Natesh Pillai and Aaron Smith pointed out this interesting paper of Joris Bierkens (Warwick) that had escaped my arXiv watch/monitoring. The paper is about turning Metropolis-Hastings algorithms into non-reversible versions, towards improving mixing. 375 more words

Statistics

Endangered Pasts

This May we are delighted to host the new exhibition ‘Endangered Pasts’, which explores the challenges of archive preservation in the Northeast Indian Borderlands… 373 more words

WarwickMRC

I Have Friends

So it was depression awareness week when I posted this. I felt like I needed to do something a little different and so I roped my friends into it. 71 more words

Depression

Mom and Inequality

Sunday is Mother’s Day, a yearly chance to reflect on all the bedtime stories dear old Mom told and all the other loving things she did to create America’s appalling levels of income inequality. 1,078 more words

Politics

Why So Many of Us Experience a Midlife Crisis

Hannes Schwandt | Harvard Business Review

A mid-career crisis can happen to anyone. It can hit even those who objectively have the most fulfilling jobs. When it does, it inflicts pain on the individual suffering it and causes productivity losses for employers. 1,102 more words

Ageing

REF and ATI

The University of Warwick department of Computer Science was rated second in the country in the recent REF exercise run by the UK government.

The University is also… 39 more words

A Surprising Encounter at the Wimbledon Train Station

The next day, I took an excursion to Hampton Court, the palace that Cardinal Thomas Wolsey gave to King Henry VIII, in a failed attempt to regain the King’s favour.   419 more words

Travel