Bayesian Methods ; A Social and Behavioral Sciences Approach - 2. Ed. - Boca Raton, London, New York : Chapman and Hall/CRC, an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group 2008 - xxxvii, 711 pp. - Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Series Gelman, Andrew (Ed.) Long, J. Scott (Ed.) Rabe-Hesketh, Sophia (Ed.) et al. .

from the Table of Contents: Preface; Background and Introduction; Specifying Bayesian Models; The Normal and Student's-t Models; The Bayesian Linear Model; The Bayesian Prior; Assessing Model Quality; Bayesian Hypothesis Testing and the Bayes Factor; Monte Carlo and Related Methods; Basics of Markov Chain Monte Carlo; Bayesian Hierarchical Models; Some Markov Chain Monte Carlo Theory; Utilitarian Markov Chain Monte Carlo; Advanced Markov Chain Monte Carlo; Appendices: Generalized Linear Model Review; Common Probability Distributions; Introduction to the BUGS Language; References; Author Index; Subject Index;

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Bayesian statistical decision theory

Social sciences -- Statistical methods

519 Probabilities and applied mathematics