This is my last post on this blog. My new blog is here: http://lucabolognese.wordpress.com/ I accepted a role as Director for Credit Suisse in London. I’m excited by the opportunity to work in the financial industry, a long-standing desire of mine. I’m also excited to write more F# code and to be closer to Italy,…

# Tag: Statistics

## Bayesian inference in F# – Part IIb – Finding Maia underlying attitude

Other parts: Part I – Background Part II – A simple example – modeling Maia The previous post ended on this note.let MaiaJointProb attitude action = match attitude with | Happy -> happyActions |> List.assoc action | UnHappy -> unHappyActions |> List.assoc action | Quiet -> quietActions |> List.assoc action This is just a two…

## Bayesian inference in F# – Part IIa – A simple example – modeling Maia

Other parts: Part I – Background Part IIb – Finding Maia underlying attitude Let’s start with a simple example: inferring the underlying attitude of a small baby by observing her actions. Let’s call this particular small baby Maia. People always asks her father if she is a ‘good’ baby or not. Her father started to…

## Bayesian inference in F# – Part I – Background

Other posts: Part IIa – A simple example – modeling Maia Part IIb – Finding Maia underlying attitude My interest in Bayesian inference comes from my dissatisfaction with ‘classical’ statistics. Whenever I want to know something, for example the probability that an unknown parameter is between two values, ‘classical’ statistics seems to answer a different…