Stan at NIPS 2012 Workshop on Probabilistic Programming

November 13, 2012

(This article was originally published at Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

If you need an excuse to go skiing in Tahoe next month, our paper on Stan as a probabilistic programming language was accepted for:

The workshop is organized by the folks behind the probabilistic programming language Church and has a great lineup of invited speakers (Chris Bishop, Josh Tennenbaum, and Stuart Russell). And in case you’re interested in the main conference, here’s the list of accepted NIPS 2012 papers and posters.

To learn more about Stan, check out the links to the manual on the

We’ll put up a link to our final NIPS workshop paper there when we finish it.

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