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Wednesday Lunch: Geir Storvik

Speaker: Geir Storvik, Professor, UiO

Title: Scalable Markov chain Monte Carlo methods

Abstract: Standard MCMC methods do not scale well when the amount of data increases. Recently, several approaches for performing MCMC on big data has been proposed. In this talk we will give an introduction to some of these methods.

The lunch starts at 12:00, and the talk will start around 12:20.

NB: Wednesday BigInsight Lunches are open to staff and students from any of the BigInsight partners, including UiO, but not to others.

Location: Ullevål Stadion, Sognsveien 77B

 

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