Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions / Edition 3

Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions / Edition 3

by Martin A. Tanner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387946888

ISBN-13: 9780387946887

Pub. Date: 06/26/1996

Publisher: Springer New York

A unified introduction to a variety of computational algorithms for likelihood and Bayesian inference. This third edition expands the discussion of many of the techniques presented, and includes additional examples as well as exercise sets at the end of each chapter.

Overview

A unified introduction to a variety of computational algorithms for likelihood and Bayesian inference. This third edition expands the discussion of many of the techniques presented, and includes additional examples as well as exercise sets at the end of each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387946887
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/26/1996
Series:
Springer Series in Statistics
Edition description:
3rd ed. 1996. Corr. 2nd printing 1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Normal Approximations to Likelihoods and to Posteriors.- Nonnormal Approximations to Likelihoods and Posteriors.- The EM Algorithm.- The Data Augmentation Algorithm.- Markov Chain Monte Carlo: The Gibbs Sampler and the Metropolis Algorithm.- References.- Index.

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