# GTP 2012: Modern Computational Statistics (Alternatives to MCMC)

The Graduate Training Programme is a series of annual residential courses aimed at 2nd/3rd year PhD students in Statistics. They are hosted by
Newcastle University are organised in collaboration
with the Royal Statistical Society, and funded by EPSRC.

In 2012 the courses are on *Modern Computational Statistics* (by myself) and Hamiltonian, *Langevin and Riemannian Monte Carlo methods*
(by Mark Girolami, UCL). Below are the slides for the course, together with material for the
computing practicals.
## Slides

## Practicals

Last update: 27 July 2012.