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Introduction to Bayesian statistics

Author: William M Bolstad
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Covers the topics typically found in an introductory statistics book-but from a Bayesian perspective-giving readers an advantage as they enter fields where statistics is used.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bolstad, William M., 1943-
Introduction to Bayesian statistics.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William M Bolstad
ISBN: 9780470141151 0470141158
OCLC Number: 122338165
Description: xxiv, 437 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to statistical science --
Scientific data gathering --
Displaying and summarizing data --
Logic, probability, and uncertainty --
Discrete random variables --
Bayesian inference for discrete random variables --
Continuous random variables --
Bayesian inference for binomial proportion --
Comparing Bayesian and frequentist inferences for proportion --
Bayesian inference for poisson --
Bayesian inference for normal mean --
Comparing Bayesian and frequentist inferences for mean --
Bayesian inference for difference between means --
Bayesian inference for single linear regression --
Bayesian inference for standard deviation --
Robust Bayesian methods.
Responsibility: William M. Bolstad.
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Praise for the First Edition "I cannot think of a better book for teachers of introductory statistics who want a readable and pedagogically sound text to introduce Bayesian statistics. " -Statistics  Read more...


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"Like the first edition, this edition is useful and effective in teaching Bayesian inference at both elementary and intermediate levels. It is a well-written book on elementary Bayesian inference, Read more...

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