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A survey of the [60′s] Monte Carlo methods [2]

May 17, 2011
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A survey of the [60′s] Monte Carlo methods [2]

The 24 questions asked by John Halton in the conclusion of his 1970 survey are Can we obtain a theory of convergence for random variables taking values in Fréchet spaces? Can the study of Monte Carlo estimates in separable Fréchet spaces give a theory of global approximation? When sampling functions, what constitutes a representative sample

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Computational Statistics

May 9, 2010
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Computational Statistics

Do not resort to Monte Carlo methods unnecessarily. When I received this 2009 Springer-Verlag book, Computational Statistics, by James Gentle a while ago, I briefly took a look at the table of contents and decided to have a better look later… Now that I have gone through the whole book, I can write a short

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Big’MC seminar

January 29, 2010
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Big’MC seminar

Two very interesting talks at the Big’ MC seminar on Thursday: – Phylogenetic models and MCMC methods for the reconstruction of language history by Robin Ryder– Uniform and non-uniform random generators by Régis Lebrunwhich are both on topics close to my interest, evolution of languages (I’ll be a philologist in another life!) and uniform random generators. Filed

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