Presentation: Introduction to Stan for Markov Chain Monte Carlo
An introduction to Stan (http://mc-stan.org/): a probabilistic programming language that implements Hamiltonian Monte Carlo (HMC), variational Bayes, and (penalized) maximum likelihood estimation. Presentation given at the U.S. Census Bureau on April 25, 2017.
NSF Award #1132031
STAN; Monte Carlo; programming language
Originally posted at http://stsn.missouri.edu/docs/stanintro_0.pdf