Monthly Archives: June 2014

Determining Power Law parameter(s) using Bayesian modeling with PyMC

In a previous post I talked about fitting the power law function to empirical data. Recently, I got highly interested in Bayesian modelling and probabilistic programming. I am currently re-reading the excellent freely available book "Probabilistic Programming and Bayesian Methods for

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Statistical test for randomness in categorical data sequences

Previously, I worked a lot with sequences consisting of categorical data. For example, sequences of categories where the set of categories is finite. As a prerequisity of my further modeling approaches of such data, I was interested in first applying a statistical

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