MCMskv, Lenzerheide, 4-7 Jan., 2016 [news #1]

July 19, 2015
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(This article was first published on Xi'an's Og » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

moonriseThe BayesComp MCMski V [or MCMskv for short] has now its official website, once again maintained by Merrill Lietchy from Drexel University, Philadelphia, and registration is even open! The call for contributed sessions is now over, while the call for posters remains open until the very end. The novelty from the previous post is that there will be a “Breaking news” [in-between the Late news sessions at JSM and the crash poster talks at machine-learning conferences] session to highlight major advances among poster submissions. And that there will be an opening talk by Steve [the Bayesian] Scott on the 4th, about the frightening prospect of MCMC death!, followed by a round-table and a welcome reception, sponsored by the Swiss Supercomputing Centre. Hence the change in dates. Which still allows for arrivals in Zürich on the January 4th [be with you].

Filed under: Kids, Mountains, pictures, R, Statistics, Travel, University life Tagged: ABC, BayesComp, Bayesian computation, Blossom skis, Chamonix, Glenlivet, Hamiltonian Monte Carlo, IDIDS, intractable likelihood, ISBA, Lenzerheide, MCMSki, MCMskv, Monte Carlo Statistical Methods, Richard Tweedie, ski town, STAN, Switzerland, Zurich

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