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Bayesian biostatistics

Author: Emmanuel Lesaffre; Andrew Lawson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley, 2012.
Series: Statistics in practice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

* This book provides an authoritative account of Bayesian methodology, from its most basic elements to its practical implementations, with an emphasis on healthcare techniques. * Contains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lesaffre, Emmanuel.
Bayesian biostatistics.
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
(DLC) 2012004237
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emmanuel Lesaffre; Andrew Lawson
ISBN: 9781119942405 1119942403 9781119942412 1119942411 9781118314579 1118314573
OCLC Number: 778991200
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 516 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Basic concepts in Bayesian methods --
Bayes theorem --
Posterior summary measures --
More than one parameter --
The prior distribution --
Markov chain Monte Carlo --
Software --
Hierarchical models --
Model building and assessment --
Variable selection --
Bioassay --
Measurement error --
Survival analysis --
Longitudinal analysis --
Disease mapping & image analysis --
Final chapter --
Series Title: Statistics in practice.
Responsibility: Emmanuel Lesaffre, Andrew B. Lawson.
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