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MCMC, easy as 123: Getting started with Bayesian Analysis - 2021 AM Microlearning Series

No article about the explosion of Bayesian analysis is complete without mentioning that this boom is the result of increased computing power. But what is all that extra computation actually doing? This session will clarify what’s happening within a Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithm. Along the way, they’ll learn to understand the difference between “pen and paper” and “keyboard and click” algorithms, and to open themselves to the latter.

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