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Bayesian Theory : Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics - José M. Bernardo

Bayesian Theory

Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics

Hardcover Published: 17th May 1994
ISBN: 9780471924166
Number Of Pages: 608

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This highly acclaimed text, now available in paperback, provides a thorough account of key concepts and theoretical results, with particular emphasis on viewing statistical inference as a special case of decision theory. Information-theoretic concepts play a central role in the development of the theory, which provides, in particular, a detailed discussion of the problem of specification of so-called prior ignorance . The work is written from the authors s committed Bayesian perspective, but an overview of non-Bayesian theories is also provided, and each chapter contains a wide-ranging critical re-examination of controversial issues. The level of mathematics used is such that most material is accessible to readers with knowledge of advanced calculus. In particular, no knowledge of abstract measure theory is assumed, and the emphasis throughout is on statistical concepts rather than rigorous mathematics. The book will be an ideal source for all students and researchers in statistics, mathematics, decision analysis, economic and business studies, and all branches of science and engineering, who wish to further their understanding of Bayesian statistics









ISBN: 9780471924166
ISBN-10: 0471924164
Series: Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 17th May 1994
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.1  x 3.93
Weight (kg): 0.98
Edition Number: 1

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