XI Brazilian Meeting on Bayesian Statistics: EBEB 2012 / Edition 1

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EBEB 2012 aimed to strengthen the research on Bayesian methods, as well as widen theirapplication in the scientific community. It also provided an environment where researchers could collaborate, present their most recent developments and discuss open problems. The audience consisted of about 20 international, 30 Brazilian professionals and 30 graduate students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735411029
  • Publisher: American Institute of Physics
  • Publication date: 12/5/2012
  • Series: AIP Conference Proceedings Series, #1490
  • Edition description: 2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Probability sampling in legal cases: Kansas cellphone users.- Completing the logarithmic scoring rule for assessing probability distributions.- Towards a general theory of optimal testing.- Symmetry-related decompositions of uncertainty.- Bayesian inference in an item response theory model with a generalized student t link function.- A hierarchical Weibull Bayesian model for series and parallel systems.- ABC for kids.- Bayesian modeling of censored partial linear models using scale-mixtures of normal distributions.- Non-arbitrage in financial markets: A Bayesian approach for verification.- A seasonal and heteroscedastic gamma model for hydrological time series: A Bayesian approach.- Bayes’ postulate for trinomial trials.- Partially linear models with autoregressive scale-mixtures of normal errors: A Bayesian approach.- Bayes decoding for discrete linear channels with semantic value of information.- A Bayesian approach for calibrating probability judgments.- Essays on probability elicitation scoring rules.- Optimal sample sizes for comparison of proportions using FBST.- Robust model selection and the statistical classification of languages.- A Bayesian test for the intraclass correlation coefficient.- TORC3: Token-ring clearing heuristic for currency circulation.- Intentional sampling by goal optimization with decoupling by shastic perturbation.- FBST for covariance structures of generalized Gompertz models.- Bayesian updating as basis for opinion dynamics models.- Sample sizes to estimate proportions and correlation.- Bayesian estimation of generalized exponential distribution under noninformative priors.- A Bayesian approach for the multiplicative binomial regression model.- Can randomization be informative?.- Bayesian residual analysis for beta-binomial regression models.- A discussion of “On Bayesian estimation of a survival curve: Comparative study and examples”.- Multiple neighborhood model for analysis of SIDS space-time data set.- Interpreting the correlation structure of spatial models for multivariate lattice data.- The simulated online EM algorithm for latent factor models.- Astronomical catalogue matching as a mixture model problem.- A predictive approach to identify genes differentially expressed.- Building complex networks through classical and Bayesian statistics - A comparison.- Bayesian approaches for Poisson models to estimate bivariate relative risks.

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