Updates (May 2020): I originally wrote this Turing.jl version of the golf putting model in late 2019. Since then there have been many updates to the Turing.jl Julia package. I’ve updated this blog post to be aligned with the latest release (v0.
Motivation Why am I writing about KDE’s? At the recommendation of Will Kurt’s probability blog I’ve been reading a great book on data analysis by Philipp K. Janert:
This book has a great intro to KDEs that explain the motivation.