This is a repository of Jupyter notebooks used by Florent Leclercq during lectures on Bayesian statistics and Information Theory. The homepage of the lectures is accessible here.
- Ignorance priors (exemplified with the lighthouse problem) and the maximum entropy principle
- Gaussian random fields:
- Bayesian decision theory
- Markov Chain Monte Carlo:
- Approximate Bayesian Computation:
- Information theory:
- Cosmological and physical examples:
- Wiener filtering for the Cosmic Microwave Background
- Bayesian decision theory for Cosmic Web classification
- Supernova cosmology: data and simulations (preliminary exercise) and inference with MCMC and HMC
- The 1919 Eclipse: parameter inference and model comparison
I thank Benjamin Wandelt for his own lectures, which have inspired a fraction of this material, and the SOC/LOC of the ICIC Data Analysis workshop 2021 and STFC Summer School on Data Intensive Science 2021.
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