- Format: Hardback
- Number of Pages: 586 pages
- Dimensions: 154 x 230 x 34mm
- Weight: 1,020.58g
- Publication date: 13 Jan 2011
- Publisher: Elsevier Science And Technology
This accessible reference includes selected contributions from "Bayesian Thinking - Modeling and Computation, Volume 25" in the "Handbook of Statistics Series", with a focus on key methodologies and applications for Bayesian models and computation. It describes parametric and nonparametric Bayesian methods for modeling, and how to use modern computational methods to summarize inferences using simulation. The book covers a wide range of topics including objective and subjective Bayesian inferences, with a variety of applications in modeling categorical, survival, spatial, spatiotemporal, Epidemiological, small area and micro array data. It aids critical thinking on causal effects. It provides simulation based computing techniques. It covers Bioinformatics and Biostatistics.