Bayesian methods for data analysis. 3rd ed. (English) Zbl 1165.62003

Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science Series. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press (ISBN 978-1-58488-697-6/hbk). xv, 535 p. (2008).
[For the review of the second edition from 2000 see Zbl 1017.62005.]
Publisher’s description: New to the third edition are: New data examples, the corresponding R and WinBUGS code, and homework problems. Explicit descriptions and illustrations of hierarchical modeling, now commonplace in Bayesian data analysis. A new chapter on Bayesian designs that emphasizes Bayesian clinical trials. A completely revised and expanded section on ranking and histogram estimation. A new case study on infectious disease modeling and the 1918 flu epidemic.


62C10 Bayesian problems; characterization of Bayes procedures
62C12 Empirical decision procedures; empirical Bayes procedures
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to statistics
62F15 Bayesian inference
65C99 Probabilistic methods, stochastic differential equations
65C40 Numerical analysis or methods applied to Markov chains
62P10 Applications of statistics to biology and medical sciences; meta analysis