Monthly Archives: April 2017

A convexified mixture model …

Just a brief note to point out this recent arXival by Leistedt & Hogg in which the color-magnitude diagram is used to help refine (parallax) distance estimates from Gaia via a Bayesian hierarchical model.  The idea is that although a star’s … Continue reading

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ABC for Lyman forest studies …

I enjoyed reading this recent arXival by Davies et al. in which the authors present an ABC  (approximate Bayesian computation) analysis of the cosmological reionization history.  In particular, the idea is to use ABC to overcome intractability of the joint likelihood … Continue reading

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