COS597A: Truth in Data
(Advanced topics in graphical models)

David Blei (Professor)
419 CS Building

Tuesdays 1:30PM-4:20PM, Computer Science Room 401

Course description (PDF)


  1. Prior and Posterior Predictive Checking
  2. Model Selection (I)
  3. Posterior Predictive Checking
  4. Model Selection (II)
  5. Causality (I)
  6. Analyzing and Interpreting Roll Call Data
  7. David Freedman
  8. Gelman and Hill (2008) on Causality (e-reserves)
  9. Model Building (Santa Cruz-style)
  10. Reference priors