Giovanni Parmigiani


Bayes' Theorem

Bayes' Theorem provides a universal tool for describing mathematically how we learn about unknowns from data. It is useful in all kinds of problems, from basic science to medical care. I use it nearly everywhere in my teaching and research activities.

Math by Rev. Thomas Bayes.
Handwriting by William R. Parke

Teaching Interests:

Foundations of statistics; decision theory; how models of rationality can be be used to understand how we learn from data.

Small group teaching/learning within interdisciplinary team.

Open source software; reproducibility of research; validation of statistical findings; ethics of data analysis.

Current Courses

Spring 2018: FRSEMR 22H: My Genes and Cancer; STAT 117: Data Analysis in Modern Biostatistics