Astronomy 598 Topics in Theoretical Astrophysics (Bayesian Statistics for Computational Science)
Fri 11:00-12:20 Physics/Astronomy Building A210
Instructor: Pramod Gupta
psgupta *at* astro. washington. edu
Office hours: after class, or email.
Students should know a programming language.
Students should bring their laptop to class. If you have a windows laptop please install ssh client software on your laptop so that you can connect to hyak.
Students should have a hyak account and should bring the e-token to class. Any UW student can get a hyak account. Instructions are at below link:
(2) Maximum Likelihood Estimation
(3) Bayes' Theorem
(4) Prior Probability Distributions
(5) Principle of Maximum Entropy
(6) Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Homework problems (100% of grade) will be assigned every week.
Data Analysis: A Bayesian Tutorial