Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday Morning Video: Stan Conference 2017 video streaming

The Stan Conference 2017 is streaming live on YouTube. Andrew starts with the recent US elections.


Here is the program:

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Dev talk Andrew Gelman:
    "10 Things I Hate About Stan"
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Contributed talks 1. Jonathan Auerbach, Rob Trangucci:
    "Twelve Cities: Does lowering speed limits save pedestrian lives?"
    2. Milad Kharratzadeh:
    "Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of the English Premier League"
    3. Victor Lei, Nathan Sanders, Abigail Dawson:
    "Advertising Attribution Modeling in the Movie Industry"
    4. Woo-Young Ahn, Nate Haines, Lei Zhang:
    "hBayesDM: Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of decision-making tasks"
    5. Charles Margossian, Bill Gillespie:
    "Differential Equation Based Models in Stan"
  • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    Dev talk Michael Betancourt:
    "Everything You Should Have Learned About Markov Chain Monte Carlo”
  • 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
    Stretch break
  • 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
    Contributed talks
    1. Teddy Groves:
    "How to Test IRT Models Using Simulated Data"
    2. Bruno Nicenboim, Shravan Vasishth:
    "Models of Retrieval in Sentence Comprehension"
    3. Rob Trangucci:
    "Hierarchical Gaussian Processes in Stan"
    4. Nathan Sanders, Victor Lei:
    "Modeling the Rate of Public Mass Shootings with Gaussian Processes"
  • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    Mingling and coffee
  • 4:45 PM - 5:40 PM
    Q&A Panel
  • 5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
    Closing remarks Bob Carpenter:
    "Where is Stan Going Next?"

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