Seabirds

[click and zoom] The diagram shows the evolutionary tree of 726 extant waterbird species. This group of birds belong to a clade called Aequorlitornithes whose most recent common ancestor (MRCA) existed 64 million years ago…

Statistical physics vs Bayesian inference

Statistical physics and Bayesian inference are closely related (see Andrew Gelman’s remarks hereĀ for example). A good way to illustrate the relationship is to simulate a statistical physics model using the “state-of-the-art full Bayesian statistical inference…