Chapter 3. Bayesian Statistical Analysis II: Bayesian Hypothesis Testing and Decision Theory

  1. Howard B. Stauffer

Published Online: 11 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470185094.ch3

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 II: Bayesian Hypothesis Testing and Decision Theory, in Contemporary Bayesian and Frequentist Statistical Research Methods for Natural Resource Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470185094.ch3

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:

  • natural resource scientists;
  • habitat selection modeling;
  • Bayesian decision theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bayesian Hypothesis Testing: Bayes Factors

  • Bayesian Decision Theory

  • Preview: More Advanced Methods of Bayesian Statiscal Analysis—Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) Alogrithms and WinBUGS Software

  • Summary

  • Problems