diary of a doctoral student

Research directions, first cut

I talked about my research interests at last night’s department meeting. Made me realize how little I know about what I want to study. Anyway, first step is to finish bulk of coursework and pass comps. In parallel though I’d like to figure out what to do for my dissertation. Right now I’m leaning towards comparing fully Bayesian hierarchical linear models to MLE with Empirical Bayesian.

Here’s the preso I gave.