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Probabilistic Programming from Scratch

Posted by Mike Lee Williams  on  Sep 07, 2018 Posted by Mike Lee Williams Follow 2 Followers  on  Sep 07, 2018

Mike Lee Williams demonstrates building a lightweight probabilistic programming system from scratch with Python. He also explores how solving problems using PyMC3.

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Counting is Hard: Probabilistic Algorithms for View Counting at Reddit

Posted by Krishnan Chandra  on  May 15, 2018 Posted by Krishnan Chandra Follow 0 Followers  on  May 15, 2018

Krishnan Chandra explains the challenges of building a view counting system at scale, and how Reddit used probabilistic counting algorithms to make scaling easier.

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It Probably Works

Posted by Tyler McMullen  on  Jan 01, 2016 Posted by Tyler McMullen Follow 1 Followers  on  Jan 01, 2016

Tyler McMullen discusses how probabilistic algorithms actually work in practice and how to know they'll be safe and reliable in critical production systems.

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Bloomin' Marvellous

Posted by Adrian Colyer  on  May 20, 2014 Posted by Adrian Colyer Follow 9 Followers  on  May 20, 2014

Adrian Colyer takes a look at the Bloom filter, a probabilistic data structure, revealing the many uses of hashing and exploring how this can be used for computing summary information over data sets.

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