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Basics of Bayesian Inference

Published 2021-06-20 Bayesian statistics is heavily used in decision theory and data science; however, many statistics programs at most universities do not require any Bayesian statistics courses to be taught throughout the entire program. I know “traditional” statisticians are not comfortable with Bayesian statistics. I’m hoping this post will maybe explain why they think that […]

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Faster Bayesian Inference with INLA

Published on 2021-05-14 Introduction It is no secret that Bayesian statistics – Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods in particular – has been gaining popularity in the past couple of decades. I remember making memes in undergrad about how “Bayesian inference is so hot right now!” Yes, I made statistics memes. MCMC samplers like NIMBLE, […]

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