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?

Handbooks

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.

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Gustavo Landfried
Computer Science, Anthropological Science.

Using computers to understand how people behave