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Political/military applications of Bayesian analysis

Douglas E. Hunter

Political/military applications of Bayesian analysis

methodological issues

by Douglas E. Hunter

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory.,
  • Political statistics.,
  • Military statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas E. Hunter.
    SeriesA Westview replica edition
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA279.5 .H86 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3168143M
    ISBN 100865319545
    LC Control Number83010202

    Jeff Gill is a professor in the Department of Political Science, the Division of Biostatistics, and the Department of Surgery (Public Health Sciences) at Washington University. He is the author of several books and has published numerous research articles. His research applies Bayesian modeling and data analysis to questions in general social science quantitative methodology, political. We will progress by first discussing the fundamental Bayesian principle of treating all unknowns as random variables, and by introducing the basic concepts (e. g. conjugate, noninformative priors) and the standard probability models (normal, binomial, Poisson) through some examples.

    Information about the book is available on his website, where you can also download a copy for online viewing. Two introductory books on Bayesian statistics (as statistics, rather than the basis for AI, machine learning, or cognitive science) that assume only a basic background, are. Sivia, D. S. (). Data analysis: A Bayesian tutorial. Detailed appendices that guide readers through the use of R and Minitab software for Bayesian analysis and Monte Carlo simulations, with all related macros available on the book's website Introduction to Bayesian Statistics, Third Edition is a textbook for upper-undergraduate or first-year graduate level courses on introductory statistics.

    EBEB, the Brazilian Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, is held every two years by the ISBrA, the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, one of the most active chapters of the ISBA. The 12th meeting took place March , in Atibaia. A Bayesian Hierarchical Topic Model for Political Texts 3 (forthcoming), which analyzes Senate floor-speeches and includes information about the day a speech was made on the Senate floor.


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It shows that Bayesian methods provide the basis for a rich variety of very flexible models, explicit statements about. This book was typeset by the author using a PostScript-based phototypesetter (c Adobe Systems, Inc.).

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MCMC allows scholars to quickly and accurately obtain estimates from statistical models, is easily programmed in standard software (or even available in prepackaged software.