Setting Up Rstudio and Cmdstanr on AWS EC2

I recently had the joy of setting up my environment on AWS EC2 and I wanted to put this out there for anyone who just wants to get started as fast as possible. I'll assume that you set your EC2 instance up already. Let me note that you should add some type of persistent storage … Continue reading Setting Up Rstudio and Cmdstanr on AWS EC2

Correlation Cats Part I

Herding cats is hard. These cowboys herding cats can attest. Have you ever tried to herd elements of correlation matrices? Stan implements a lot of nice functionality to make your correlated life easier and recommends the LKJ correlation distribution and correlation matrix transform but this 3 part post is about herding cats not shooting fish in a barrel. This post is about rolling … Continue reading Correlation Cats Part I