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Stan workshops at UCLA (6/23) and UCI (6/24)

This post is by Daniel. While Bob travels to Boston-ish, I’ll be giving two Stan workshops in Southern California. I’m excited to be back on the west coast for a few days — I grew up not too far away. Both workshops are open, but space is limited. Follow the links for registration. UCLA Social […]

Stan meetup in NYC on Tuesday

The next Stan meetup in NYC is on Tuesday, 4/7/2015. If you have installation issues, modeling trouble, or just want to pick some of the developers’ brains, show up. Free. Registration required: http://www.meetup.com/Stan-Users-NYC/events/221561385/   P.S. Boston, Stan meetups are coming your way.

Upcoming Stan-related talks

If you’re in NYC or Sidney, there are some Stan-related talks in the next few weeks.   New York 25 February. Jonah Gabry: shinyStan: a graphical user interface for exploring Bayesian models after MCMC. Register Now: New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup. 12 March. Rob Trangucci: #5: Non-centered parameterization aka the “Matt trick.” Register Now: Stan […]

Stan hack session at Columbia on Saturday

[this post is by Daniel] For those of you in NYC this Saturday, we’re having a Stan hack session from 11 am – 5 pm. A lot of the Stan developers will be around. It’s free, but registration required. See link below. Bring a laptop, some data, and a model you want to fit. Or […]

Stan NYC Meetup – Thurs, July 31

The next Stan NYC meetup is happening on Thursday, July 31, at 7 pm. If you’re interested, registration is required and closes on Wednesday night: http://www.meetup.com/Stan-Users-NYC/events/193685802/   The third session will focus on using the Stan language. If you’re bringing a laptop, please come with RStan, PyStan, or CmdStan already installed.   We’re going to […]

Stan users meetup next week

We have a Stan users meetup for NYC. We’ll have monthly sessions where we can discuss modeling, success stories, pain points, and really have a chance for the user base and the developers to interact in NYC. The first meetup will be on Tuesday, 5/13. I’ll be giving a overview of Stan aimed at a […]

CmdStan, RStan, PyStan v2.2.0

The Stan Development Team is happy to announce CmdStan, RStan, and PyStan v2.2.0. As usual, more info is available on the Stan Home Page. This is a minor release with a mix of bug fixes and features. For a full list of changes, please see the v2.2.0 milestone on stan-dev/stan’s issue tracker. Some of the […]

(R/Py/Cmd)Stan 2.1.0

We’re happy to announce the release of Stan C++, CmdStan, RStan, and PyStan 2.1.0.  This is a minor feature release, but it is also an important bug fix release.  As always, the place to start is the (all new) Stan web pages: http://mc-stan.org   Major Bug in 2.0.0, 2.0.1 Stan 2.0.0 and Stan 2.0.1 introduced […]

Stan (quietly) passes 512 people on the users list

Stan is alive and well. We’re up to 523 people on the users list. [We’re sure there are many more than 523 actual users, since it’s easy to download and use Stan directly without joining the list.] We’re working on a v2.1.0 release now and we hope to release it in within the next couple […]