Bayesian Inference

Bayesian Inference

Beyond any debate, what is certain is that Bayesian Inference allows us to optimally update our beliefs given a model and a data set. What more could you ask for?


Some initial bibliography

Evidence in favor of a scientific theory

In a 1935 paper and in his book Theory of Probability, Jeffreys developed a methodology for quantify the evidence in favor of a scientific theory. Bayesian model selection automatically encodes a preference for simpler, more constrained models. Many of the “machine learning” regularization techniques can be seen as an approximation to Bayesian inference.

Gustavo Landfried
Computer Science, Anthropological Science.

Using computers to understand how people behave