## How (not) to introduce newcomers to Bayesian analysis

Thanks to Rasmus Bååth for some comments and encouragement. When I decided to start my own business doing training in … Morecontinue reading.

Thanks to Rasmus Bååth for some comments and encouragement. When I decided to start my own business doing training in … Morecontinue reading.

She dreams in colour, she dreams in red, can’t find a better man (Better Man, Pearl Jam) Today I bring another experiment based on The Quick Draw! Data from Google, one of...continue reading.

Most SAS procedures require the RUN; statement to signal their termination. However, there are some notable exceptions to this. I have written about PROC SQL many times on my blog,...continue reading.

Abstract: In 2007 Alexander Overwijk went viral with his ‘Perfect Circle’ video. The same year a World Freehand Circle Drawing Championship was organized, which he won. In this post we...continue reading.

This post is in a series that take one image from my book Data Visualization: charts, maps and interactive graphics, … Morecontinue reading.

The co-integration is an important statistical concept behind the statistical arbitrage strategy named “Pairs Trading”. While projecting a stock price with time series models is by all means difficult, it...continue reading.

Introduction It is 35 degree Celsius out side, we are in the middle of the ‘slow news season’, in many countries also called cucumber time. A period typified by the...continue reading.

For More posts on Bayesian models, Bayesian Nonparametrics, and causal inference follow me on twitter @stablemarkets. My advisor and his collaborator are teaching a short course on Bayesian Nonparametric Methods...continue reading.

Abstract: In this post we use R’s capabilities to solve nonlinear equation systems in order to answer an extension of the hanging cable problem to suspension bridges. We then use...continue reading.

I am pleased to welcome Arnab Chakraborty back to my talk show, “The Central Equilibrium“, to talk about the Monty Hall Problem and Bayes’ theorem. In this episode, he shows...continue reading.

Este tutorial tiene como propósito hacer el set-up inicial para empezar a desarrollar modelos machine learning en increíble lenguaje R.continue reading.

Hi, This post is about different ways of using Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithms for numerical integration or sampling. It can be a hard job to design an MCMC...continue reading.

Sydney’s congestion at ‘tipping point’ blares the headline and to illustrate, an interactive chart with bars for city population densities, points for commute times and of course, dual-axes. Yuck. OK,...continue reading.

I love it when researchers take the time to share their knowledge of the computational tools that they use. So first, let me point you at Environmental Computing, a site...continue reading.

In summary: useR! the conference for users of R was held in Brisbane earlier this month it sounded like a lot of fun and here’s an analysis of tweets that...continue reading.

“We demonstrate HMC’s sensitivity to these parameters by sampling from a bivariate Gaussian with correlation coefficient 0.99. We consider three settings (ε,L) = {(0.16; 40); (0.16; 50); (0.15; 50)}” Ziyu...continue reading.

Take a margin of error from a confidence interval and multiply it by 1.5; a future, replication estimate should be within that distance of the original estimate (with the same...continue reading.

This is (perhaps the last) in my short series of academic endeavours that never got finished and published This developed … Morecontinue reading.

Abstract: We follow up on last weeks post on using Gapminder data to study the world’s income distribution. In order to assess the inequality of the distribution we compute the...continue reading.

Regression coefficients are typically presented as tables that are easy to understand. Sometimes, estimates are difficult to interpret. This is especially true for interaction or transformed terms (quadratic or cubic...continue reading.