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Understanding computational Bayesian statistics

Author: William M Bolstad
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
Series: Wiley series in computational statistics.
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Introduction to Bayesian statistics -- Monte Carlo sampling from the posterior -- Bayesian inference -- Bayesian statistics using conjugate priors -- Markov chains -- Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling from the posterior -- Statistical inference from a Markov chain Monte Carlo sample -- Logistic regression -- Poisson regression and proportional hazards model -- Gibbs sampling and hierarchical models -- Going forward  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bolstad, William M., 1943-
Understanding computational Bayesian statistics.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010
(OCoLC)697948002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William M Bolstad
ISBN: 9780470046098 0470046090
OCLC Number: 401167198
Description: xiv, 315 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to Bayesian statistics --
Monte Carlo sampling from the posterior --
Bayesian inference --
Bayesian statistics using conjugate priors --
Markov chains --
Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling from the posterior --
Statistical inference from a Markov chain Monte Carlo sample --
Logistic regression --
Poisson regression and proportional hazards model --
Gibbs sampling and hierarchical models --
Going forward with Markov chain Monte Carlo --
Appendix A: Using the included Minitab macros --
Appendix B: Using the included R functions.
Series Title: Wiley series in computational statistics.
Responsibility: William M. Bolstad.
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A hands-on introduction to computational statistics from a Bayesian point of view Providing a solid grounding in statistics while uniquely covering the topics from a Bayesian perspective,  Read more...

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