Bayesian Analysis for the Social Sciences - 9780470011546

Un libro in lingua di Simon Jackman edito da John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2009

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Jackman (political science, Stanford U.), in his textbook on Bayesian statistical inference as a social science tool, provides a strong argument for the validity and practicality of applying Bayesian inference in a variety of social science settings. The author discusses: Bayesian analysis for simple models, simulation-based Bayesian analysis, and advanced applications in the social sciences such as analysis of choice making and approaches to measurement. The book also contains a probability review section, proofs of selected propositions, and extensive references, as well as an extensive figures and tables. The book would be suitable for graduate and postgraduate students in sociology, political science, psychology, communications, education, economics, and statistics. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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