Monthly Archives: January 2020

Over-confidence in Bayesian analyses of galaxy rotation curves …

Yesterday I had a ‘Matters Arising’ in Nature Astronomy published (non-paywalled shareable link here) on the topic given as the title of this blog post; with co-authors, Michael Burgess & Garry Angus.  Aside from identifying some particular technical issues with … Continue reading

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Code for causal inference: Interested in astronomical applications

Oxford PhD student, Rohan Arambepola, from the Malaria Atlas Project has today arXived a manuscript describing his investigation of the potential for causal feature selection methods to improve the out-of-sample predictive performance of geospatial (or really, “geospatiotemporal”?!) models fitted to … Continue reading

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