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Taking advantage of his visit to Paris this month, Shravan Vasishth, from University of Postdam, Germany, will give a talk at 10.30am, next Friday, October 24, at ENSAE on: Using Bayesian Linear Mixed Models in Psycholinguistics: Some open issues With the arrival of the probabilistic programming language Stan (and JAGS), it has become relatively easy […]

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http://t.co/CnvvOY0mAI about #AlanGuth #multiverse #CosmicInflation #icep2014 At the beggining of October, Alan Guth was at the workshop Fine-Tuning, Anthropics and the String Landscape at Madrid, and he concluded his talk with the following slide: The complete talk, without question time, follows:He presented the same talk also at ICEP 2014:

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Following the previous article, now I will discuss some interesting points in the paper: Generalized information entropies depending only on the probability distribution, by O.Obregón and A.Gil-Villegas. You can find the paper here http://arxiv.org/abs/1206.3353 The Boltzmann factor for a generalized … Continue reading → Tags: effective entropy, equipartition principle, equipartition theorem, F-distribution function, fractal, gamma distribution function,
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This post is the first of three dedicated to some of my followers. Those readers from Mexico (a nice country, despite the issues and particularities it has, as the one I live in…), ;). Why? Well, …Firstly, they have proved … Continue reading → Tags: Beck, Bekenstein-Hawking formula, Boltzmann, Boltzmann factor, classical statistical mechanics, Cohen, complex systems, corrections to newton gravity, entropic gravity, Entropy, equipartition principle,
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da Topolino e il ladro di quadri, dall'edizione uscita per il Tascabilone #8

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John Cook spoke at KeenCon on Bayesian statistics as a way to integrate intuition and data. A fantasy sports wizard’s winning formula, from Brad Reagan at the Wall Street Journal. Via Hacker News. From Dan Egan of Betterment, It’s About Time in the Market, Not Market Timing, an analysis of the distribution of returns based […]

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I received the following email from the Social Science Research Network, which is a (legitimate) preprint server for research papers: Dear Andrew Gelman: Your paper, “WHY HIGH-ORDER POLYNOMIALS SHOULD NOT BE USED IN REGRESSION DISCONTINUITY DESIGNS”, was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for: PSN: Econometrics, Polimetrics, & Statistics (Topic) and Political Methods: […]
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Quick, get on the bus! Hurry! Aunt Pythia is gonna be super fast this morning because she’s got crepes to make and apples to pick. Are you ready? Belts buckled? OK great, let’s do this. And afterwards: please think of something to ask Aunt Pythia at the bottom of the page! By the way, if […]

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Hiatus
Hi everyone. You probably haven’t heard from me in a while. This is because I have been completely overwhelmed by class work this semester, which has prevented me from doing the things I want to do, like blogging and doing … Continue reading →
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