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Toulouse, la ville rose…

Posted in pictures, Running, Statistics, Travel, University life, Wines with tags , , , , on May 30, 2013 by xi'an

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I had a great time in Toulouse at the French (SFDS) statistical association meeting over those two days, from running along the canals to enjoying good company—this is Jean-Michel Marin’s hometown and he showed me around—, good views—when it did not pour—, good food—mostly duck— and good local wines…! I gave a plenary talk on consistent ABC model choice to a fairly large audience, hopefully understandable. However, I felt a bit overwhelmed by having to explain The Accident to so many of my colleagues that I somehow wish they had… read the ‘ Og first!!! I chaired an interesting applied Bayesian session with case studies in homeland security, avalanches, floods, and heavy metal (in cabbages, Julien, not in my ears!)