1 edition of **Bayesian statistics** found in the catalog.

Bayesian statistics

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Published
**1980**
by University Press in Valencia, Spain
.

Written in English

- Bayesian statistical decision theory -- Congresses.,
- Mathematical statistics -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographies.

Statement | edited by J.M. Bernardo ... [et al.] |

Contributions | Bernardo, J. M. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 647 p. : |

Number of Pages | 647 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14208822M |

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It is primarily intended for graduate students taking a first course in Bayesian analysis or instructors preparing an introductory one-semester course on Bayesian analysis. Preface. This book was written as a companion for the Course Bayesian Statistics from the Statistics with R specialization available on Coursera.

Our goal in developing the course was to provide an introduction to Bayesian inference in decision making without requiring calculus, with the book providing more details and background on Bayesian Inference.

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