Data Umbrella Organizers#
Additionally, we thank all the PyMC team members who contributed by reviewing pull requests and assisting with outreach as well as NumFOCUS for their support.
About PyMC and Data Umbrella#
Data Umbrella is a global community for underrepresented persons in data science. It is a fiscally hosted project of Open Collective, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit based in California, USA. Data Umbrella: organizes online speaker series on data science and open source, organizes sprints / hackathons, curates resources on inclusive practices. All levels are welcome, beginners and experts.
PyMC is a probabilistic programming package for Python that allows users to fit Bayesian models using a variety of numerical methods, most notably Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) and variational inference (VI). Its flexibility and extensibility make it applicable to a large suite of problems. PyMC is a non-profit project under NumFOCUS.