Chapter 2. Bayesian Statistical Analysis I: Introduction

  1. Howard B. Stauffer

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185094.ch2

Contemporary Bayesian and Frequentist Statistical Research Methods for Natural Resource Scientists

Contemporary Bayesian and Frequentist Statistical Research Methods for Natural Resource Scientists

How to Cite

Stauffer, H. B. (2007) Bayesian Statistical Analysis I: Introduction, in Contemporary Bayesian and Frequentist Statistical Research Methods for Natural Resource Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470185094.ch2

Author Information

  1. Mathematics Department, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470165041

Online ISBN: 9780470185094

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Keywords:

  • frequentist statistical inference and statistical analysis;
  • Bayesian statistical analysis and inference;
  • continuous dataset and normally distributed population

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Three Methods for Fitting Models to Datasets

  • The Bayesian Paradigm for Statistical Inference: Bayes Theorem

  • Conjugate Priors

  • Other Priors

  • Summary

  • Problems