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Christopher Fonnesbeck

Christopher Fonnesbeck

Chris is a biostatistician at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, specializing in Bayesian statistical methods, machine learning, computational statistics and epidemiology. He is the creator and a co-developer of PyMC, a package for Bayesian modeling using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, and is one of a number of Python developers working toward the wide adoption of Python in statistics. Chris was born in Vancouver, BC but now resides in Nashville, TN.


March 11th 8:45 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
35. PyMC: Markov chain Monte Carlo in Python