Inference by sampling

Materials from class on Thursday, October 15, 2020


Lecture recording on CMU box.


Sanborn, A. N., Griffiths, T. L., & Shiffrin, R. M. (2010). Uncovering mental representations with Markov chain Monte Carlo. Cognitive psychology, 60, 63—106.

Vul, E., Goodman, N., Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2014). One and done? Optimal decisions from very few samples. Cognitive Science, 38, 599—637.

Vul, E., & Pashler, H. (2008). Measuring the crowd within: Probabilistic representations within individuals. Psychological Science, 19, 645—647.

Clearest and most confusing things

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  1. What was the most confusing thing from class today? What are you still wondering about?
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  3. What was the most exciting thing you learned?

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