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Kéry and Schaub’s Bayesian Population Analysis Translated to Stan

January 21, 2016
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Kéry and Schaub’s Bayesian Population Analysis Translated to Stan

Hiroki ITÔ (pictured) has done everyone a service in translating to Stan the example models from Marc Kéry and Michael Schaub (2012) Bayesian Population Analysis using WinBUGS: A Hierarchical Perspective. Academic Press. You can find the code in our example-models repository on GitHub: Stan code for BPA This greatly expands on the ecological models we The post

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Jim Albert’s Baseball Blog

January 20, 2016
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Jim Albert’s Baseball Blog

Jim Albert has a baseball blog: Baseball with R I sent a link internally to people I knew were into baseball, to which Andrew replied, “I agree that it’s cool that he doesn’t just talk, he has code.” (No kidding—the latest post as of writing this was on an R package to compute value above The post

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McElreath’s Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan

January 15, 2016
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McElreath’s Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan

We’re not even halfway through with January, but the new year’s already rung in a new book with lots of Stan content: Richard McElreath (2016) Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan. Chapman & Hall/CRC Press. This one got a thumbs up from the Stan team members who’ve read it, and The post

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Stan 2.7 (CRAN, variational inference, and much much more)

July 22, 2015
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Stan 2.7 (CRAN, variational inference, and much much more)

Stan 2.7 is now available for all interfaces. As usual, everything you need can be found starting from the Stan home page: http://mc-stan.org/ Highlights RStan is on CRAN!(1) Variational Inference in CmdStan!!(2) Two new Stan developers!!!  A whole new logo!!!!  Math library with autodiff now available in its own repo!!!!!  (1) Just doing install.packages(“rstan”) isn’t The post

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Stan 2.5, now with MATLAB, Julia, and ODEs

October 22, 2014
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Stan 2.5, now with MATLAB, Julia, and ODEs

As usual, you can find everything on the Stan Home Page. Drop us a line on the stan-users group if you have problems with installs or questions about Stan or coding particular models. New Interfaces We’d like to welcome two new interfaces: MatlabStan by Brian Lau, and  Stan.jl (for Julia) by Rob Goedman. The new The post

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(Py, R, Cmd) Stan 2.3 Released

June 26, 2014
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We’re happy to announce RStan, PyStan and CmdStan 2.3. Instructions on how to install at: http://mc-stan.org/ As always, let us know if you’re having problems or have comments or suggestions. We’re hoping to roll out the next release a bit quicker this time, because we have lots of good new features that are almost ready The post

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Stan Model of the Week: PK Calculation of IV and Oral Dosing

March 10, 2014
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Stan Model of the Week:  PK Calculation of IV and Oral Dosing

We’re going to be starting a Stan “model of the P” (for some time period P) column, so I thought I’d kick things off with one of my own. I’ve been following the Wingvoet blog, the author of which is identified only by the Blogger handle Wingfeet; a couple of days ago this lovely post The post

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Stupid R Tricks: Random Scope

January 29, 2014
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Andrew and I have been discussing how we’re going to define functions in Stan for defining systems of differential equations; see our evolving ode design doc; comments welcome, of course. About Scope I mentioned to Andrew I would prefer pure lexical, static scoping, as found in languages like C++ and Java. If you’re not familiar The post

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Stan 1.3.0 and RStan 1.3.0 Ready for Action

April 12, 2013
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Stan 1.3.0 and RStan 1.3.0 Ready for Action

The Stan Development Team is happy to announce that Stan 1.3.0 and RStan 1.3.0 are available for download. Follow the links on: Stan home page: http://mc-stan.org/ Please let us know if you have problems updating. Here’s the full set of release notes. v1.3.0 (12 April 2013) ====================================================================== Enhancements ---------------------------------- Modeling Language * forward sampling (random The post Stan...

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Stan 1.2.0 and RStan 1.2.0

March 6, 2013
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Stan 1.2.0 and RStan 1.2.0

Stan 1.2.0 and RStan 1.2.0 are now available for download. See: http://mc-stan.org/ Here are the highlights. Full Mass Matrix Estimation during Warmup Yuanjun Gao, a first-year grad student here at Columbia (!), built a regularized mass-matrix estimator. This helps for posteriors with high correlation among parameters and varying scales. We’re still testing this ourselves, so The post Stan...

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