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Bayesian Statistics, A ReviewBayesian Statistics, A Review

D. V. Lindley

CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics 2

A study of those statistical ideas that use a probability distribution over parameter space. The first part describes the axiomatic basis in the concept of coherence and the implications of this for sampling theory statistics. The second part discusses the use of Bayesian ideas in many branches of statistics.


Coherence: Sampling-theory Statistics; Basic Ideas in Bayesian Statistics; Sequential Experimentation; Finite Population, Sampling Theory; Robustness; Multiparameter Problems; Tolerance Regions and Predictive Distributions; Multinomial Data; Asymptotic Results; Empirical Bayes and Multiple Decision Problems.

1972 / v + 83 pages / Softcover / ISBN-13: 978-0-898710-02-1 / ISBN-10: 0-89871-002-2 /
List Price $40.00 / SIAM/CBMS Member Price $28.00 / Order Code CB02
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