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ABC in Svalbard [news #1]

March 23, 2020

We [Julien and myself] are quite pleased to announce that the scientific committee for the workshop has been gathered the webpage for the workshop is now on-line (with a wonderful walrus picture whose author we alas cannot identify) the workshop is now endorsed by both IMS and ISBA, which will handle registration (to open soon) […]

mining gold [ABC in PNAS]

March 13, 2020

Johann Brehmer and co-authors have just published a paper in PNAS entitled “Mining gold from implicit models to improve likelihood-free inference”. (Besides the pun about mining gold, the paper also involves techniques named RASCAL and SCANDAL, respectively! For Ratio And SCore Approximate Likelihood ratio and SCore-Augmented Neural Density Approximates Likelihood.) This setup is not ABC […]

another mirror of ABC in Gre[e]noble

March 3, 2020

There will now be a second mirror workshop of ABC in Grenoble. Taking place at the Université de Montpellier, more precisely at the Alexander Grothendieck Montpellier Institute, Building 9, room 430 (4th floor), Triolet Campus. It is organised by my friend Jean-Michel Marin. Great to see a mirror at one of the major breeding places […]

mirror of ABC in Grenoble

February 26, 2020

I am quite glad to announce that there will definitely be at least one mirror workshop of ABC in Grenoble. Taking place at Warwick University, in the Zeeman building (room MS0.05) and organised by my colleague Rito Dutta. The dates are 19-20 March, with talks transmitted from 9am to 5am [GMT+1]. Since the video connection […]

ABC in Grenoble, 19-20 March 2020 [registration open]

January 7, 2020

Reminding readers that the next occurrence of the “ABC in…” workshops will very soon take place in Grenoble, France, on 19-20 March 2020. Confirmed speakers and sessions (with more to come) are Misspecified models Guillaume Dehaene (EPFL, Switzerland) TBA Gael Martin (Monash University, Australia) Focused Bayesian Prediction Tommaso Rigon (Duke University, USA) TBA Links with […]