Elif Haytaoglu

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Germ cell tumors comprise 0.4-3.1% of all intracranial tumors, and teratoma constitutes 9-30% of them. Congenital intracranial tumors are very rare and only account for 0.5-1.5% of all childhood brain tumors. The most common type of these tumors present at birth is teratomas, which represent 0.5% of all intracranial tumors. Most teratomas are midline tumors(More)
  • Yan Bai, David Brenner, Sebastian Jaimungal, Jeremy Quastel, Nancy Reid, Fang Yao +32 others
  • 2009
In the thesis, we study ergodicity of adaptive Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods (MCMC) based on two conditions (Diminishing Adaptation and Containment which together imply ergodicity), explain the advantages of adaptive MCMC, and apply the theoretical result for some applications. First we give some examples to explain several facts: 1. Diminishing(More)
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