Stat 4880/5088Bayesian Statistics and Statistical Computing
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General Information

Resources

Materials
Group Labs
 Bayesian Models for Events
 Beta Distribution
 GammaPoisson Model
 Posterior Approximation
 MetropolisHastings, examples of MCMC convergence issues
 Linear regression
Grad Problems for STAT 5088
 Beta is a probability distribution
 NormalNormal simulation
 2D MetropolisHastings
 BayesRules! Exercise 8.11
Exams and Quizzes

Data
 fullbikes.csv. This is a modified version of the UCI Bike Sharing data set to mostly match the
bayesrules::bikes data. This data includes all days for both years and both registered and casual riders.
 kidiq.csv: IQ scores for children and their mothers. (Source: rstanarm package via Gelman & Hill, 2007.)
 spacerats.csv: Red blood cell volume (ml) for rats sent to space and rats left on earth. (Source: NASA)
 actor_character_age_difference.csv (Source: Amber Thomas, available on Kaggle)
 spaceobjects.csv (Source: Our World in Data via UN Office for Outer Space Affairs)
 fake_news from Bayes Rules!
 normtemp.csv These data are derived from a dataset presented in Mackowiak, P. A.,
Wasserman, S. S., and Levine, M. M. (1992), "A Critical Appraisal of
98.6 Degrees F, the Upper Limit of the Normal Body Temperature, and
Other Legacies of Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich," Journal of the
American Medical Association, 268, 15781580.
