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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 November 2017
  • ISBN : 9789535135777
  • Page : 378 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The range of Bayesian inference algorithms and their different applications has been greatly expanded since the first implementation of a Kalman filter by Stanley F. Schmidt for the Apollo program. Extended Kalman filters or particle filters are just some examples of these algorithms that have been extensively applied to logistics, medical services, search and rescue operations, or automotive safety, among others. This book takes a look at both theoretical foundations of Bayesian inference and practical implementations in different fields. It is intended as an introductory guide for the application of Bayesian inference in the fields of life sciences, engineering, and economics, as well as a source document of fundamentals for intermediate Bayesian readers.

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Bayesian Inference

Bayesian Inference
  • Author : Javier Prieto Tejedor
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-11-02
  • ISBN : 9789535135777
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The range of Bayesian inference algorithms and their different applications has been greatly expanded since the first implementation of a Kalman filter by Stanley F. Schmidt for the Apollo program. Extended Kalman filters or particle filters are just some examples of these algorithms that have been extensively applied to logistics, medical services, search and rescue operations, or automotive safety, among others. This book takes a look at both theoretical foundations of Bayesian inference and practical implementations in different fields. It

Perception as Bayesian Inference

Perception as Bayesian Inference
  • Author : David C. Knill,Whitman Richards
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781316582527
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Bayesian probability theory has emerged not only as a powerful tool for building computational theories of vision, but also as a general paradigm for studying human visual perception. This 1996 book provides an introduction to and critical analysis of the Bayesian paradigm. Leading researchers in computer vision and experimental vision science describe general theoretical frameworks for modelling vision, detailed applications to specific problems and implications for experimental studies of human perception. The book provides a dialogue between different perspectives both within

Bayesian inference with INLA

Bayesian inference with INLA
  • Author : Virgilio Gomez-Rubio
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-20
  • ISBN : 9781351707206
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The integrated nested Laplace approximation (INLA) is a recent computational method that can fit Bayesian models in a fraction of the time required by typical Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. INLA focuses on marginal inference on the model parameters of latent Gaussian Markov random fields models and exploits conditional independence properties in the model for computational speed. Bayesian Inference with INLA provides a description of INLA and its associated R package for model fitting. This book describes the underlying

Bayesian Data Analysis, Third Edition

Bayesian Data Analysis, Third Edition
  • Author : Andrew Gelman,John B. Carlin,Hal S. Stern,David B. Dunson,Aki Vehtari,Donald B. Rubin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781439840955
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Now in its third edition, this classic book is widely considered the leading text on Bayesian methods, lauded for its accessible, practical approach to analyzing data and solving research problems. Bayesian Data Analysis, Third Edition continues to take an applied approach to analysis using up-to-date Bayesian methods. The authors—all leaders in the statistics community—introduce basic concepts from a data-analytic perspective before presenting advanced methods. Throughout the text, numerous worked examples drawn from real applications and research emphasize the

Bayesian Inference for Stochastic Processes

Bayesian Inference for Stochastic Processes
  • Author : Lyle D. Broemeling
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-12
  • ISBN : 9781315303574
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This is the first book designed to introduce Bayesian inference procedures for stochastic processes. There are clear advantages to the Bayesian approach (including the optimal use of prior information). Initially, the book begins with a brief review of Bayesian inference and uses many examples relevant to the analysis of stochastic processes, including the four major types, namely those with discrete time and discrete state space and continuous time and continuous state space. The elements necessary to understanding stochastic processes are

Bayesian Inference

Bayesian Inference
  • Author : William A Link,Richard J Barker
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-07
  • ISBN : 9780080889801
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This text is written to provide a mathematically sound but accessible and engaging introduction to Bayesian inference specifically for environmental scientists, ecologists and wildlife biologists. It emphasizes the power and usefulness of Bayesian methods in an ecological context. The advent of fast personal computers and easily available software has simplified the use of Bayesian and hierarchical models . One obstacle remains for ecologists and wildlife biologists, namely the near absence of Bayesian texts written specifically for them. The book includes many

Bayesian Thinking in Biostatistics

Bayesian Thinking in Biostatistics
  • Author : Gary L Rosner,Purushottam W. Laud,Wesley O. Johnson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-15
  • ISBN : 9781000352948
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Praise for Bayesian Thinking in Biostatistics: "This thoroughly modern Bayesian book ...is a 'must have' as a textbook or a reference volume. Rosner, Laud and Johnson make the case for Bayesian approaches by melding clear exposition on methodology with serious attention to a broad array of illuminating applications. These are activated by excellent coverage of computing methods and provision of code. Their content on model assessment, robustness, data-analytic approaches and predictive assessments...are essential to valid practice. The numerous exercises

Practical Bayesian Inference

Practical Bayesian Inference
  • Author : Coryn A. L. Bailer-Jones
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-27
  • ISBN : 9781107192119
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This book introduces the major concepts of probability and statistics, along with the necessary computational tools, for undergraduates and graduate students.

Likelihood and Bayesian Inference

Likelihood and Bayesian Inference
  • Author : Leonhard Held,Daniel Sabanés Bové
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • ISBN : 9783662607923
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This richly illustrated textbook covers modern statistical methods with applications in medicine, epidemiology and biology. Firstly, it discusses the importance of statistical models in applied quantitative research and the central role of the likelihood function, describing likelihood-based inference from a frequentist viewpoint, and exploring the properties of the maximum likelihood estimate, the score function, the likelihood ratio and the Wald statistic. In the second part of the book, likelihood is combined with prior information to perform Bayesian inference. Topics include

Bayesian Methods for Hackers

Bayesian Methods for Hackers
  • Author : Cameron Davidson-Pilon
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Release Date : 2015-09-30
  • ISBN : 9780133902921
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Master Bayesian Inference through Practical Examples and Computation–Without Advanced Mathematical Analysis Bayesian methods of inference are deeply natural and extremely powerful. However, most discussions of Bayesian inference rely on intensely complex mathematical analyses and artificial examples, making it inaccessible to anyone without a strong mathematical background. Now, though, Cameron Davidson-Pilon introduces Bayesian inference from a computational perspective, bridging theory to practice–freeing you to get results using computing power. Bayesian Methods for Hackers illuminates Bayesian inference through probabilistic programming

Bayesian Inference for Partially Identified Models

Bayesian Inference for Partially Identified Models
  • Author : Paul Gustafson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-01
  • ISBN : 9781439869406
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Bayesian Inference for Partially Identified Models: Exploring the Limits of Limited Data shows how the Bayesian approach to inference is applicable to partially identified models (PIMs) and examines the performance of Bayesian procedures in partially identified contexts. Drawing on his many years of research in this area, the author presents a thorough overview of the statistical theory, properties, and applications of PIMs. The book first describes how reparameterization can assist in computing posterior quantities and providing insight into the properties

An Introduction to Bayesian Inference, Methods and Computation

An Introduction to Bayesian Inference, Methods and Computation
  • Author : Nick Heard
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-10-17
  • ISBN : 9783030828080
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These lecture notes provide a rapid, accessible introduction to Bayesian statistical methods. The course covers the fundamental philosophy and principles of Bayesian inference, including the reasoning behind the prior/likelihood model construction synonymous with Bayesian methods, through to advanced topics such as nonparametrics, Gaussian processes and latent factor models. These advanced modelling techniques can easily be applied using computer code samples written in Python and Stan which are integrated into the main text. Importantly, the reader will learn methods for

Bayesian Inference for Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Bayesian Inference for Probabilistic Risk Assessment
  • Author : Dana Kelly,Curtis Smith
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • ISBN : 1849961875
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Bayesian Inference for Probabilistic Risk Assessment provides a Bayesian foundation for framing probabilistic problems and performing inference on these problems. Inference in the book employs a modern computational approach known as Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). The MCMC approach may be implemented using custom-written routines or existing general purpose commercial or open-source software. This book uses an open-source program called OpenBUGS (commonly referred to as WinBUGS) to solve the inference problems that are described. A powerful feature of OpenBUGS is

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners
  • Author : Therese M. Donovan,Ruth M. Mickey
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9780198841296
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This is an entry-level book on Bayesian statistics written in a casual, and conversational tone. The authors walk a reader through many sample problems step-by-step to provide those with little background in math or statistics with the vocabulary, notation, and understanding of the calculations used in many Bayesian problems.

Bayesian Inference in Wavelet-Based Models

Bayesian Inference in Wavelet-Based Models
  • Author : Peter Müller,Brani Vidakovic
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9781461205678
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This volume presents an overview of Bayesian methods for inference in the wavelet domain. The papers in this volume are divided into six parts: The first two papers introduce basic concepts. Chapters in Part II explore different approaches to prior modeling, using independent priors. Papers in the Part III discuss decision theoretic aspects of such prior models. In Part IV, some aspects of prior modeling using priors that account for dependence are explored. Part V considers the use of 2-dimensional