You wanna know something funny? A sentence from this episode became a meme. And people even made stickers out of it! Ok, that’s not true. But if someone could pull off something like that, it would surely be Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti.
Indeed, Chelsea’s research focuses on using statistics and machine learning on behavioral data, but her more general goal is to empower people to be able to do their own statistical analyses, through consulting, education, and, as you may have seen, stats memes on Twitter.
A full-time teacher, researcher and statistical consultant, Chelsea earned an MsC and PhD in Computational and Data Science in 2021 from Chapman University. Her courses include R, intro to programming (in Python), and data science.
In a nutshell, Chelsea is, by her own admission, an avid lover of anything silly or statistical. Hopefully, this episode turned out to be both at once! I’ll let you be the judge of that…
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Links from the show:
- Chelsea's website: https://cmparlettpelleriti.github.io/index.html
- Chelsea on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChelseaParlett
- Michael Betancourt's sparsity case study: https://betanalpha.github.io/assets/case_studies/modeling_sparsity.html
- LBS #31 -- Bayesian Cognitive Modeling & Decision-Making, with Michael Lee: https://www.learnbayesstats.com/episode/31-bayesian-cognitive-modeling-michael-lee
- Projection predictive variable selection R package: https://mc-stan.org/projpred/
- SelectiveInference R package: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/selectiveInference/selectiveInference.pdf
- Statistical learning and selective inference: https://www.pnas.org/content/112/25/7629
- LBS #29 -- Model Assessment, Non-Parametric Models, with Aki Vehtari: https://www.learnbayesstats.com/episode/model-assessment-non-parametric-models-aki-vehtari
- LBS #35 -- The Past, Present & Future of BRMS, with Paul Bürkner: https://www.learnbayesstats.com/episode/35-past-present-future-brms-paul-burkner
- BRMS R Package: https://paul-buerkner.github.io/brms/
- Bayesian Item Response Modeling in R with BRMS and Stan: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1905.09501.pdf
- BAyesian Model-Building Interface (Bambi) in PythonBAyesian Model-Building Interface (Bambi) in Python: https://bambinos.github.io/bambi/main/index.html
- Zero-one-inflated beta regression: https://twitter.com/SolomonKurz/status/1395056477459648521
- Ordinal Regression Models in Psychology: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/331335573_Ordinal_Regression_Models_in_Psychology_A_Tutorial
- LBS #38 -- How to Become a Good Bayesian (& Rap Artist), with Baba Brinkman: https://www.learnbayesstats.com/episode/38-how-to-become-good-bayesian-rap-artist-baba-brinkman