E7. To be completed after lesson 21

Exercise 7.1

Explain why it is useful to have your data in tidy format in the context of hierarchical modeling.

Exercise 7.2

Have you encountered a set of experiments that have a hierarchical structure in your own work? If so, can you please briefly describe the situation?

Exercise 7.3

What is exchangeability?

Exercise 7.4

Describe why thoroughly checking MCMC diagnostics is especially important when working with hierarchical models.

Exercise 7.5

Did you read the solutions to homework 6?

Exercise 7.6

Write down any additional questions you have.