Chris Oates, Theodore Papamarkou, and Mark Girolami (all from the University of Warwick) just arXived a paper on a new form of thermodynamic integration for computing marginal likelihoods. (I had actually discussed this paper with the authors on a few occasions when visiting Warwick.) The other name of thermodynamic integration is path sampling (Gelman and […]
기노사키 온천 마을 여행에서 꼭 해야 할 과제가 있다면 바로 소토유메구리(外湯めぐり)이다. 말 그대로 기노사키 온천의 7개 온천을 돌아다니며 온천에 몸을 담구는 것. 이 때에는 유타카를 입고 돌아다니는 것이 아주 편하다(물론 평상복으로 돌아다니는 사람도 많고 크게 문제는 없다). 7개의 소토유들은 … Continue reading →Related Posts ?[교토 쿠라마 여행 05] 쿠라마
The New York City Department of Education Innovation Zone created the Gap App Challenge to find apps that would help middle schools fill the gaps in student skills, interests, and motivation. Buzzmath’s applied and we were matched with two rockstar NYC teachers, Lauren and Candice. As part of the challenge, Candice, Lauren, Carl, and Deborah […]
I realize now I’m recapping NCTM in order of sessions that force me to process things. Dan’s presentation definitely forces me to do just that. Dan’s talk focused on the lessons he learned while playing countless hours of Angry Birds, … Continue reading →
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