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Luis Carvalho

Associate Professor
Dept. of Mathematics
  and Statistics
Boston University

111 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215
Office: MCS 230
+1 617 358 5875
lecarval@math.bu.edu

Office hours:
Mondays 10am–12pm
Wednesdays 9–10am

Research

My main research interests are in Bayesian inference for structured, often high-dimensional, discrete spaces, and Computational Statistics.

Here is a long version of my CV.

Publications

I would invite any comments, reviews, critiques, or objections to these papers (especially for submitted or in-preparation papers!); please send them to my e-mail.

Recent and Selected Articles

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Teaching

Fall 2019: Bayesian Statistics (MA 578) and Statistical Practicum 1 (MA 675).

Spring 2020: Statistical Machine Learning (MA 751) and Statistical Practicum 2 (MA 676).

Previous courses: Basic Statistics and Probability (MA 213), Applied Statistics (MA 214), Data Science in R (MA 415/615), Linear Models (MA 575), Generalized Linear Models (MA 576), Bayesian Statistics (MA 578), Computational Statistics (MA 589).

Students

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Software

I am very fond of a powerful, fast, light scripting language called Lua:

I have also developed a few extensions to PostgreSQL: