By Leonhard Held,Daniel Sabanés Bové

ISBN-10: 3642378862

ISBN-13: 9783642378867

This publication covers smooth statistical inference in response to chance with purposes in medication, epidemiology and biology. introductory chapters speak about the significance of statistical versions in utilized quantitative examine and the significant position of the chance functionality. the remainder of the e-book is split into 3 components. the 1st describes likelihood-based inference from a frequentist viewpoint.  homes of the utmost chance estimate, the ranking functionality, the chance ratio and the Wald statistic are mentioned intimately. within the moment half, chances are mixed with past info to accomplish Bayesian inference. issues comprise Bayesian updating, conjugate and reference priors, Bayesian element and period estimates, Bayesian asymptotics and empirical Bayes tools. glossy numerical strategies for Bayesian inference are defined in a separate bankruptcy. eventually extra complex subject matters, version selection and prediction, are mentioned either from a frequentist and a Bayesian perspective.

 

A complete appendix covers the mandatory necessities in likelihood concept, matrix algebra, mathematical calculus, and numerical analysis.

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