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Bayesian statistics for beginners : a step-by-step approach

Author: Therese M Donovan; Ruth M Mickey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an entry-level book on Bayesian statistics written in a casual, and conversational tone. The authors walk a reader through many sample problems step-by-step to provide those with little background in math or statistics with the vocabulary, notation, and understanding of the calculations used in many Bayesian problems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Donovan, Therese.
Bayesian Statistics for Beginners : A Step-By-step Approach.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Therese M Donovan; Ruth M Mickey
ISBN: 0192578251 9780192578259 9780191876820 0191876828
OCLC Number: 1101786073
Description: 1 online resource (430 pages)
Contents: Basics of probability --
Bayes' theorem and Bayesian inference --
Probability functions --
Bayesian conjugates --
Markov chain monte carlo --
Applications --
Appendix 1. The beta-binomial conjugate solution --
Appendix 2. The gamma-poisson conjugate solution --
Appendix 3. The normal-normal conjugate solution --
Appendix 4. Conjugate solutions for simple linear regression --
The standardization of regression data --
Bibliography --
Hyperlinks accessed August 2017 --
Name index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: Therese Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey.

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