Monthly Archives: February 2019

More efficient than Nested Sampling!

This paper┬ánicely illustrates a genre I’ve seen a few times before. Pick a problem where there’s some symmetry or feature you can exploit to speed up the calculation, do so, and then compare it to Nested Sampling which doesn’t assume … Continue reading

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LBRY whitepaper released

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Videos: Intro to Probability and Bayes for (Astro)physicists

In late 2017 I went to ESAC in Madrid to do a winter school teaching basic statistics things to astronomers. I’ve presented similar material twice before, but I think it was better this time since I’ve learned more and there … Continue reading

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New favourite software

I’ve been into “alternative” computer software since I started using Linux as my main operating system in about 2005. The main reason has been convenience, as I got in the habit of developing on Linux and it would be hard … Continue reading

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