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The current state of the Stan ecosystem in R

April 24, 2018
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(This post is by Jonah) Last week I posted here about the release of version 2.0.0 of the loo R package, but there have been a few other recent releases and updates worth mentioning. At the end of the post I also include some general thoughts on R package development with Stan and the growing number of […] The post The current state of the Stan ecosystem in R appeared first on…

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loo 2.0 is loose

April 16, 2018
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This post is by Jonah and Aki. We’re happy to announce the release of v2.0.0 of the loo R package for efficient approximate leave-one-out cross-validation (and more). For anyone unfamiliar with the package, the original motivation for its development is in our paper: Vehtari, A., Gelman, A., and Gabry, J. (2017). Practical Bayesian model evaluation […] The post loo 2.0 is loose appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and…

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StanCon Submissions Reminder

September 7, 2017
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The deadline for submissions to StanCon 2018 is approaching fast! Submissions should be sent by September 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM GMT. StanCon’s version of conference proceedings is a collection of contributed talks based on interactive, self-contained notebooks (e.g., knitr, R Markdown, Jupyter, etc.). For example, you might demonstrate a novel modeling technique, or (possibly simplified […] The post StanCon Submissions Reminder appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social…

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Stan in St. Louis this Friday

April 24, 2017
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Stan in St. Louis this Friday

This Friday afternoon I (Jonah) will be speaking about Stan at Washington University in St. Louis. The talk is open to the public, so anyone in the St. Louis area who is interested in Stan is welcome to attend. Here are the details: Title: Stan: A Software Ecosystem for Modern Bayesian Inference Jonah Sol Gabry, […] The post Stan in St. Louis this Friday appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal…

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R packages interfacing with Stan: brms

January 11, 2017
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Over on the Stan users mailing list I (Jonah) recently posted about our new document providing guidelines for developing R packages interfacing with Stan. As I say in the post and guidelines, we (the Stan team) are excited to see the emergence of some very cool packages developed by our users. One of these packages […] The post R packages interfacing with Stan: brms appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal…

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StanCon: now accepting registrations and submissions

October 4, 2016
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StanCon: now accepting registrations and submissions

As we announced here a few weeks ago, the first Stan conference will be Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Columbia University in New York. We are now accepting both conference registrations and submissions. Full details are available at StanCon page on the Stan website. If you have any questions please let us know and we […] The post StanCon: now accepting registrations and submissions appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal…

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ShinyStan v2.0.0

August 14, 2015
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ShinyStan v2.0.0

For those of you not familiar with ShinyStan, it is a graphical user interface for exploring Stan models (and more generally MCMC output from any software). For context, here’s the post on this blog first introducing ShinyStan (formerly shinyStan) from earlier this year. ShinyStan v2.0.0 released ShinyStan v2.0.0 is now available on CRAN. This is […] The post ShinyStan v2.0.0 appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

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