Created by:  University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Matthew Heiner

    Taught by:  Matthew Heiner, Doctoral Student

    Applied Mathematics and Statistics
LevelIntermediate
Commitment5 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 18 ratings

This course fills an essential gap in learning Bayesian statistics, and provides concrete assistance in moving from theory to actual model writing in R and jags. Worth every penny, and then some more. However, the course requires a fairly high level of comfort with both general Bayesian statistics and the R language. I think it would benefit from a brief introductory lecture on jags syntax, as well as some additional worked problem examples.

Very good curse!!

great course

This course is a perfect continuation of the Bayesian Statistics course by Prof. Herbert Lee. It's not only mathematically rigorous but also very applied. Excellent for the beginners to the Bayesian Statistics as it allows to start confidently using Bayesian models in practice.

Matthew Heiner is an excellent lecturer. Thank you.