It’s the end of the year, and I’m indulging myself by posting these Bayesian jokes. The first three were inspired by the #AcademicNoir hashtag.
I’d say the South End, sir.
What?? Not the likely hood, the likelihood! Get out. Go back to Neyman & Fisher’s unit. And stay there.
— Alex Holcombe (@ceptional) https://twitter.com/ceptional/status/793372446464151552
This case was baffling. “Help me update my prior, friar”, I said.
Rev. Bayes didn’t laugh. But he got to work.
— Alex Holcombe (@ceptional) December 5, 2015
Round up the usual suspects, sergeant.
But sir, we haven’t a clue!
And one outside the noir domain:
Does my posterior look big in this?
Girl, ain’t nothin wrong with that!
Yes there is. I didn’t normalise by the probability of the data.
— Alex Holcombe (@ceptional) November 30, 2015