Tags: Statistics

Announcing the Release of swirl 2.0

Announcing the Release of swirl 2.0

Editor’s note: This post was written by Nick Carchedi, a Master’s degree student in the Department of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins. He is working with us to develop the Data Science...
puzzled by harmony [not!]

puzzled by harmony [not!]

Share Tweet In answering yet another question on X validated about the numerical approximation of the marginal likelihood, I suggested using an harmonic mean estimate as a simple but ...
ratio-of-uniforms [#4]

ratio-of-uniforms [#4]

Possibly the last post on random number generation by Kinderman and Monahan’s (1977) ratio-of-uniform method. After fiddling with the Gamma(a,1) distribution when a<1 for a while, I i...