I am a professor of Statistics at Universit Paris Dauphine, with two teenage kids who are taking a lot of my free time, a definitely unhealthy but so far not fatal) fascination for mountains and (easy) climbing, in particular for Scotland in Winter, an almost-daily run, and a reading list mainly centered at fantasy books? Hence the categories on this blog (or 'og, because 'log and b'og did not sound good). The Statistics posts will be mainly centered on computational and Bayesian topics, on papers or preprints I find of interest (or worth criticising), and on the occasional trip abroad to a research center or to a conference.
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“The tone of his talks, he said, was “Let’s not talk about the plumbing, the nuts and bolts — that’s for plumbers, for statisticians.”” As I got a tablet last week and immediately subscribed to the New York Times, I started reading papers from recent editions and got to this long article of April 26, […]
Filed under: Wines Tagged: Chateau Larruau, Margaux
Last week, I got a “spam” from Posing Productions (‘climbing film fanatics’, whose dvd’s I particularly appreciate!) about their latest wallpapers. They are indeed superb and ‘Og’s readers may have to cope with a few of them in the coming week. First, here is one of the Ulvetanna climb by Leo Houlding and his team, […]
A strange (if very French!) debate is taking place these days in the French main chamber, where some socialist deputies are contesting an incoming change in the regulation of university studies that would allow some courses to be taught in… English! Quelle horreur!!! Since this option has been implemented by many universities, incl. Dauphine, it […]
Filed under: Kids, pictures, Travel Tagged: E15 highway, graffitis, Paris suburbs, tags, taxi
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