Browsing by Author "Favaro, Stefano"

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  • Bayesian Nonparametric Ordination for the Analysis of Microbial Communities 

    Ren, Boyu; Bacallado, Sergio; Favaro, Stefano; Holmes, Susan; Trippa, Lorenzo (Taylor & FrancisJournal of the American Statistical Association, 2017-07-10)
    Human microbiome studies use sequencing technologies to measure the abundance of bacterial species or Operational Taxonomic Units (OTUs) in samples of biological material. Typically the data are organized in contingency ...

  • Bayesian regularization of the length of memory in reversible sequences 

    Bacallado, Sergio; Pande, Vijay; Favaro, Stefano; Trippa, Lorenzo (WileyJournal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 2015-10-16)
    Variable order Markov chains have been used to model discrete sequential data in a variety of fields. A host of methods exist to estimate the history-dependent lengths of memory which characterize these models and to predict ...