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I realized that I have too many blogs, too little time. Since I didn’t quite get the grip of wordpress (I cannot customize the way I want, I don’t have full control about the final formatting, I cannot add gadgets, … Continue reading
New experimental and theoretical approaches towards the understanding of the emergence of viral infections
Some articles of interest, with quotes from abstracts, from the Theme Issue ‘New experimental and theoretical approaches towards the understanding of the emergence of viral infections’ compiled and edited by Santiago F. Elena and Rémy Froissart – Philosophical Transactions of … Continue reading
There is a paper (with discussion) on Statistical Science 2009, Vol. 24, No. 2 about Harold Jeffreys’ “Theory of Probability” book, which is one the foundations of Bayesian Statistics. The Institute of Mathematical Statistics (responsible for Statistical Science) encourages the … Continue reading
obs: manuscripts deposited on the arxiv repository may have not been peer reviewed. An alternative marginal likelihood estimator for phylogenetic models. (arXiv:1001.2136v1 [stat.CO]) by Serena Arima, Luca Tardella Bayesian phylogenetic methods are generating noticeable enthusiasm in the field of molecular … Continue reading
obs: manuscripts deposited on the arxiv repository may have not been peer reviewed. Reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo. (arXiv:1001.2055v1 [stat.ME]) by Y Fan, S A Sisson To appear to MCMC handbook, S. P. Brooks, A. Gelman, G. Jones and … Continue reading
Characterizing the admixed African ancestry of African Americans, by Fouad Zakharia, Analabha Basu, Devin Absher, Themistocles L Assimes, Alan S Go, Mark A Hlatky, Carlos Iribarrenl, Joshua W Knowles, Jun Li, Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Steven Sidney, Audrey Southwick, Richard M Myersl, … Continue reading
SeaView Version 4: A Multiplatform Graphical User Interface for Sequence Alignment and Phylogenetic Tree Building, by Gouy, M., Guindon, S., Gascuel, O. Molecular Biology and Evolution 2010 27(2):221-224; doi:10.1093/molbev/msp259 We present SeaView version 4, a multiplatform program designed to facilitate … Continue reading
Target prediction and a statistical sampling algorithm for RNA-RNA interaction — Huang, F. W. D., Qin, J., Reidys, C. M., Stadler, P. F. 26 (2): 175 — Bioinformatics: Motivation: It has been proven that the accessibility of the target sites … Continue reading
Sewall Wright’s adaptive landscapes: 1932 vs. 1988 Massimo Pigliucci (2008) Biology and Philosophy, DOI 10.1007/s10539-008-9124-z Sewall Wright introduced the metaphor of evolution on “adaptive landscapes” in a pair of papers published in 1931 and 1932. The metaphor has been one … Continue reading
Learn From Thy Neighbor: Parallel-Chain and Regional Adaptive MCMC Radu V. Craiu, Jeffrey Rosenthal, Chao Yang. Journal of the American Statistical Association. December 1, 2009, 104(488): 1454-1466. doi:10.1198/jasa.2009.tm08393. Starting with the seminal paper of Haario, Saksman, and Tamminen (Haario, Saksman, … Continue reading