Personal website revamped

February 27, 2016 Etc site

It all started with my site based on the SinglePaged theme broken by the Jekyll 3.0 update on GitHub pages. Although Karthik Raman sent a nice pull request with a fix, I opted to revamp my site instead of fixing the old theme.

I really liked the old theme, but there were several reasons for the change:

  • Single paged theme made it hard to see in Google analytics who is looking what on the site, because seemingly everyone looked at index.html.
  • After a while, I wanted real blog and subpages, and I felt more comfortable tweaking Bootstrap/Bootswatch based themes after having spent some time last summer setting up and
  • I also had a web-update repo in the works, so transitioning was really easy (although migrating content and fine tuning took 3 days).

So here is the result. Let me know if you have comments, suggestions. Hopefully the Disqus widget loads properly below.

Closing the gap between data and decision making

CalgaryR & YEGRUG Meetup: Data Cloning - Hierarchical Models Made Easy

I moved to Canada in 2008 to start a postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. Subhash Lele at the stats department of the University of Alberta. Subhash at the time just published a paper about a statistical technique called data cloning. Data cloning is a way to use Bayesian MCMC algorithms to do frequentist inference. Yes, you read that right.

ABMI (7) ARU (1) Alberta (1) BAM (1) C (1) CRAN (1) Hungary (2) JOSM (2) MCMC (1) PVA (2) PVAClone (1) QPAD (3) R (20) R packages (1) abundance (1) bioacoustics (1) biodiversity (1) birds (2) course (2) data (1) data cloning (4) datacloning (1) dclone (3) density (1) dependencies (1) detect (3) detectability (3) footprint (3) forecasting (1) functions (3) intrval (4) lhreg (1) mefa4 (1) monitoring (2) pbapply (5) phylogeny (1) plyr (1) poster (2) processing time (2) progress bar (4) publications (2) report (1) sector effects (1) shiny (1) single visit (1) site (1) slider (1) slides (2) special (3) species (1) trend (1) tutorials (2) video (4) workshop (1)