Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions by Martin A. TannerTools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions by Martin A. Tanner

Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and…

byMartin A. Tanner, Tanner

Hardcover | September 18, 1998

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A unified introduction to a variety of computational algorithms for likelihood and Bayesian inference. This third edition expands the discussion of many of the techniques presented, and includes additional examples as well as exercise sets at the end of each chapter.

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Title:Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:220 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:September 18, 1998Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:0387946888

ISBN - 13:9780387946887

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Normal Approximations to Likelihoods and to Posteriors.- Nonnormal Approximations to Likelihoods and Posteriors.- The EM Algorithm.- The Data Augmentation Algorithm.- Markov Chain Monte Carlo: The Gibbs Sampler and the Metropolis Algorithm.- References.- Index.