# Delayed acceptance ABC-SMC

7 Aug 2017Richard G. EverittPaulina A. Rowińska

Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) is now an established technique for statistical inference used in cases where the likelihood function is computationally expensive or not available. It relies on the use of a~model that is specified in the form of a~simulator, and approximates the likelihood at a~parameter value $\theta$ by simulating auxiliary data sets $x$ and evaluating the distance of $x$ from the true data $y$... (read more)

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