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Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods Garching, Germany 1998 : Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods of Statistical Analysis - Wolfgang von der Linden

Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods Garching, Germany 1998

Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods of Statistical Analysis

By: Wolfgang von der Linden (Editor), Volker Dose (Editor), Rainer Fischer (Editor), Roland Preuss (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st July 1999
ISBN: 9780792357667
Number Of Pages: 365

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This volume, arising from the 1998 MaxEnt conference, contains a wide range of applications of Bayesian probability theory and maximum entropy methods to problems of concern in such fields as physics, image processing, coding theory, machine learning, economics, data analysis and various other problems. It presents papers by the leading researchers in the field of Bayesian statistics and maximum entropy methods, and represents the latest developments in the field.

Audience: This book will be of interest to researchers in applied statistics, information theory, coding theory, image and signal processing.

Preface
Edwin Thompson Jaynesp. 1
A Tribute to Edwin T. Jaynesp. 11
The Near-Irrelevance of Sampling Frequency Distributionsp. 21
Outlier Tolerant Parameter Estimationp. 47
Universality, Prior Information and Maximum Entropy in Foamsp. 57
Texture Reconstruction in Noisy Imagesp. 65
Bayesian 3D X-Ray Reconstruction From Incomplete Noisy Datap. 73
A Bayesian Reflection on Surfacesp. 83
Quantum Entropy Regularizationp. 91
Bayesian Reconstruction of Electron Energy Distributions from Emission Line Intensitiesp. 99
Depth Profile Reconstruction from Rutherford Backscattering Datap. 107
Bayesian Image Segmentation Using A Dynamic Pyramidal Structurep. 115
Adaptive Image Reconstruction with Predictive Modelsp. 123
Are We Cruising A Hypothesis Space?p. 131
Fiducial Inferencep. 141
Posterior Moments of the Cauchy Distributionp. 149
Bayesian Reasoning Versus Conventional Statistics in High Energy Physicsp. 157
Model Comparison in Plasma Energy Confinement Scalingp. 171
Straight Linesp. 179
Bayesian Analysis with Application to the Timing Residuals of a Pulsarp. 189
Bayesian Labeling of Remote Sensing Image Contentp. 199
Some Recent Developments in Bayesian Statistics and Econometricsp. 207
Convergent Bayesian Formulations of Blind Source Separation and Electromagnetic Source Estimationp. 217
A Maximum Entropy Approach for Estimating Nonlinear Dynamic Modelsp. 227
Probability and Entropy in Quantum Theoryp. 237
Unreal Probabilities: Partial Truth with Clifford Numbersp. 247
Yet Another Derivation of the Principle of Maximum Entropyp. 271
Efficient Estimation of Missing Information in Multivalued Singly Connected Networks Using Maximum Entropyp. 289
Overview and Bayesian Perspective of Phase Unwrappingp. 301
Operation of the Bayes Inference Enginep. 309
The Prior-Predictive Valuep. 319
An Unsupervised Clustering Method by Entropy Minimizationp. 327
Applications of the Maximum Entropy Method in Crystallographyp. 335
Trace Metal Detection in Natural Waterp. 341
Oscillator Stability analysis Using a Bayesian Approachp. 345
Indexp. 353
List of Participantsp. 357
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ISBN: 9780792357667
ISBN-10: 0792357663
Series: Fundamental Theories of Physics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: 31st July 1999
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.59