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Session 4

The fourth session of the LSSTC DSFP focuses on statistics.

Schedule

Day 0 — Introduction for the New Cohort

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017

Day 1 — An Introduction to Probability Theory

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Day 2 — Introduction to Bayesian Analysis

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Day 3 — Advanced GP Regression

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Day 4 — Hierarchical Bayesian Models

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017

  • 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM o Introduction to Hierarchical Bayesian Models; M. Shabram :octocat:
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM o Break
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM o Problem - Building an HBM; M. Shabram :octocat:
  • 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM o LUNCH
  • 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM o Practical HBM; M. Shabram :octocat:
  • 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM o Break
  • 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM o Missing Information and Selection Effects: Challenges for Astronomers; A. Mantz :octocat:

Day 5 — Bayes is Hard; Science Communication

Friday, Sep 22, 2017

  • 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM o Model Selection; A. Mantz :octocat:
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM o Break
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM o Problem — Calculating the Bayes Factor; A. Mantz :octocat: —— Solutions
  • 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM o LUNCH
  • 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM o Confined Communication: Discussing Science in an Elevator; L. Walkowicz :octocat: & A. Miller :octocat:
  • 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM o Hack Session
  • 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM o Hack tag-up & Meeting wrap up
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