Chapter 6. Bayesian Inference

  1. Vic Barnett

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316955.ch6

Comparative Statistical Inference, Third Edition

Comparative Statistical Inference, Third Edition

How to Cite

Barnett, V. (1999) Bayesian Inference, in Comparative Statistical Inference, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316955.ch6

Author Information

  1. Professor of Environmental Statistics, University of Norttingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471976431

Online ISBN: 9780470316955

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Keywords:

  • bayesian inference;
  • probability theory;
  • philosophical transaction;
  • Byes' theorem;
  • degree of bilief

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Thomas Bayes

  • The Bayesian Method

  • Prediction in Bayesian Inference

  • Prior Information

  • Computing Posterior Distributions

  • Empirical Bayes' methods: Meta-prior Distributions

  • Comment and Controversy