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Bayesian biostatistics

Author: Emmanuel Lesaffre; Andrew Lawson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, 2012.
Series: Statistics in practice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The growth of biostatistics has been phenomenal in recent years and has been marked by considerable technical innovation in both methodology and computational practicality. One area that has experienced significant growth is Bayesian methods. The growing use of Bayesian methodology has taken place partly due to an increasing number of practitioners valuing the Bayesian paradigm as matching that of scientific  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: 9781118314579 1118314573 9781118314562 1118314565 9781119942405 1119942403 9781119942412 1119942411 1280772557 9781280772559
OCLC Number: 778991200
Description: 1 online resource.
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.


* 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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