Archive for boats

snapshot from Crès, Croatia (#2)

Posted in pictures, Travel with tags , , , , , on August 10, 2013 by xi'an

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India snapshot (#21)

Posted in Statistics with tags , , , , , , , on January 12, 2013 by xi'an

candles on the Ganges in the sunset, Varanasi, Jan. 9, 2013We went before sunset on a boat ride along the Ganges, terminating in the main ghat,Dashashwamedh Ghat (दशाश्वमेध घाट), in a pleasant temperature announcing the return of warmer weather. As we were slowly drifting with the motor off, some passengers released a marigold bowl with a lit candle in the midst…

San Giorgio Maggiore, again (Rachel’s choice)

Posted in pictures, Travel with tags , , , , , , on October 12, 2012 by xi'an

 

Carnon [and Core, end]

Posted in Books, Kids, pictures, R, Running, Statistics, Travel, University life with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 16, 2012 by xi'an

Yet another full day working on Bayesian Core with Jean-Michel in Carnon… This morning, I ran along the canal for about an hour and at last saw some pink flamingos close enough to take pictures (if only to convince my daughter that there were flamingos in the area!). Then I worked full-time on the spatial statistics chapter, using a small dataset on sedges that we found in Gaetan and Guyon’s Spatial Statistics and Modelling. I am almost done tonight, with both path sampling and ABC R codes documented and working for this dataset. But I’d like to re-run both codes for longer to achieve smoother outcomes.

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