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Stan Biweekly Roundup, 6 October 2017

October 6, 2017
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I missed last week and almost forgot to add this week’s. Jonah Gabry returned from teaching a one-week course for a special EU research institute in Spain. Mitzi Morris has been knocking out bug fixes for the parser and some pull requests to refactor the underlying type inference to clear the way for tuples, sparse The post Stan Biweekly...

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Will Stanton hit 61 home runs this season?

September 21, 2017
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Will Stanton hit 61 home runs this season?

So far, Giancarlo Stanton has hit 56 home runs in 555 at bats over 149 games. Miami has 10 games left to play. What’s the chance he’ll The post Will Stanton...

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Will Stanton hit 61 home runs this season?

September 21, 2017
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Will Stanton hit 61 home runs this season?

So far, Giancarlo Stanton has hit 56 home runs in 555 at bats over 149 games. Miami has 10 games left to play. What’s the chance he’ll The post Will Stanton...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 25 August 2017

August 25, 2017
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Stan Weekly Roundup, 25 August 2017

This week, the entire Columbia portion of the Stan team is out of the office and we didn’t have an in-person/online meeting this Thursday. Mitzi and I are on vacation, and everyone else is either teaching, TA-ing, or attending the Stan course. Luckily for this report, there’s been some great activity out of the meeting The post Stan Weekly...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 25 August 2017

August 25, 2017
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Stan Weekly Roundup, 25 August 2017

This week, the entire Columbia portion of the Stan team is out of the office and we didn’t have an in-person/online meeting this Thursday. Mitzi and I are on vacation, and everyone else is either teaching, TA-ing, or attending the Stan course. Luckily for this report, there’s been some great activity out of the meeting The post Stan Weekly...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 11 August 2017

August 11, 2017
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This week, more Stan! Charles Margossian is rock star of the week, finishing off the algebraic solver math library fixture and getting all plumbed through Stan and documented. Now you can solve nonlinear sets of equations and get derivatives with the implicit function theory all as part of defining your log density. There is a The post Stan Weekly...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 11 August 2017

August 11, 2017
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This week, more Stan! Charles Margossian is rock star of the week, finishing off the algebraic solver math library fixture and getting all plumbed through Stan and documented. Now you can solve nonlinear sets of equations and get derivatives with the implicit function theorem all as part of defining your log density. There is a The post Stan Weekly...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 3 August 2017

August 4, 2017
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You’d almost think we were Europeans based on how much we’ve slowed down over the summer. Imad Ali, Jonah Gabry, and Ben Goodrich finished the online pkgdown-style documentation for all the Stan Development Team supported R packages. They can be accessed via http://mc-stan.org/(package_name), e.g., rstan: http://mc-stan.org/rstan rstanarm: http://mc-stan.org/rstanarm shinystan: http://mc-stan.org/shinytan loo: http://mc-stan.org/loo bayesplot: http://mc-stan.org/bayesplot The The post Stan Weekly...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 3 August 2017

August 4, 2017
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You’d almost think we were Europeans based on how much we’ve slowed down over the summer. Imad Ali, Jonah Gabry, and Ben Goodrich finished the online pkgdown-style documentation for all the Stan Development Team supported R packages. They can be accessed via http://mc-stan.org/(package_name), e.g., rstan: http://mc-stan.org/rstan rstanarm: http://mc-stan.org/rstanarm shinystan: http://mc-stan.org/shinytan loo: http://mc-stan.org/loo bayesplot: http://mc-stan.org/bayesplot The The post Stan Weekly...

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 28 July 2017

July 28, 2017
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Here’s the roundup for this past week. Michael Betancourt added case studies for methodology in both Python and R, based on the work he did getting the ML meetup together: RStan workflow PyStan workflow Michael Betancourt, along with Mitzi Morris, Sean Talts, and Jonah Gabry taught the women in ML workshop at Viacom in NYC The post Stan Weekly...

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