While My MCMC Gently Samples

Bayesian modeling, Data Science, and Python

MCMC sampling for dummies

When I give talks about probabilistic programming and Bayesian statistics, I usually gloss over the details of how inference is actually performed, treating it as a black box essentially. The beauty of probabilistic programming is that you actually don't have to understand how the inference works in order to build …

The Best Of Both Worlds: Hierarchical Linear Regression in PyMC3

The best of both worlds: Hierarchical Linear Regression in PyMC3

(c) Thomas Wiecki & Danne Elbers 2020

The power of Bayesian modelling really clicked for me when I was first introduced to hierarchical modelling. In this blog post we will highlight the advantage of using hierarchical Bayesian modelling as opposed to …