The 2021 edition of Junior Bayes Beyond the Borders (JB^3) is an online seminar series jointly organized by the BayesLab at Bocconi University and j-ISBA, the junior section of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). This year the series will feature talks by the winners of the Blackwell-Rosenbluth Award by j-ISBA.
Tommaso Rigon, Bocconi PhD in Statistics alumnus, received the Savage Award 2020 in Theory & Methods for his PhD dissertation, Finite-dimensional nonparametric priors: Theory and applications.
Triggered by a challenging biological problem, Hugo Lavenant, Assistant Professor at Department of Decision Sciences and BIDSA Affiliate, has developed innovative mathematical models for stem cell differentiation.
Founded in 1992, ISBA approaches its 30th anniversary. Over these years, it has promoted the development and application of Bayesian statistics. This approach to modeling and prediction is based on the celebrated theorem by Thomas Bayes, where available knowledge about the parameters in a probabilistic model is updated with the information contained in the data.