Articles by Rasmus Bååth

useR 2013 was a blast!

July 14, 2013 | Rasmus Bååth

I had a great time at useR 2013 in Albacete, Spain. The food was great, the people were fun and the weather was hot. A pleasant surprise was that I won the useR data analysis contest with my submission “Modeling Match Results in La Liga Using a Hierarchical Bayesian Poisson Model.” ... [Read more...]

Three Ways to Run Bayesian Models in R

June 25, 2013 | Rasmus Bååth

There are different ways of specifying and running Bayesian models from within R. Here I will compare three different methods, two that relies on an external program and one that only relies on R. I won’t go into much detail about the differences in syntax, the idea is more ... [Read more...]

Bayesian Modeling of Anscombe’s Quartet

June 20, 2013 | Rasmus Bååth

Anscombe’s quartet is a collection of four datasets that look radically different yet result in the same regression line when using ordinary least square regression. The graph below shows Anscombe’s quartet with imposed regression lines (taken from the Wikipedia article). While least square regression is a good choice ... [Read more...]
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