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Author Gregory, P. C. (Philip Christopher), 1941-

Title Bayesian logical data analysis for the physical sciences : a comparative approach with Mathematica support / P.C. Gregory.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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 Axe Books 24x7 Engineering E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 468 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-460) and index.
Summary Increasingly, researchers in many branches of science are coming into contact with Bayesian statistics or Bayesian probability theory. This book provides a clear exposition of the underlying concepts with large numbers of worked examples and problem sets. Background material is provided in appendices and supporting Mathematica notebooks are available.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Role of probability theory in science; 2 Probability theory as extended logic; 3 The how-to of Bayesian inference; 4 Assigning probabilities; 5 Frequentist statistical inference; 6 What is a statistic?; 7 Frequentist hypothesis testing; 8 Maximum entropy probabilities; 9 Bayesian inference with Gaussian errors; 10 Linear model fitting (Gaussian errors); 11 Nonlinear model fitting; 12 Markov chain Monte Carlo; 13 Bayesian revolution in spectral analysis; 14 Bayesian inference with Poisson sampling.
Subject Mathematica (Computer file)
Mathematica (Logiciel)
Mathematica (Computer file) (OCoLC)fst01372712
Bayesian statistical decision theory.
Physical sciences -- Statistical methods.
Statistique bayésienne.
Sciences physiques -- Méthodes statistiques.
MATHEMATICS -- Probability & Statistics -- Bayesian Analysis.
Bayesian statistical decision theory. (OCoLC)fst00829019
Physical sciences -- Statistical methods. (OCoLC)fst01062739
Methode van Bayes.
Mathematica (computerprogramma)
Natuurwetenschappen.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Other Form: Print version: Gregory, P.C. (Philip Christopher), 1941- Bayesian logical data analysis for the physical sciences. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 052184150X (DLC) 2004045930 (OCoLC)54953061
ISBN 052184150X
9780521841504
0511082282 (electronic bk.)
9780511082283 (electronic bk.)
0511081839 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511081835 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511791277 (electronic bk.)
0511791275 (electronic bk.)
9780511197178 (e-book)
0511197179 (e-book)
Standard No. AU@ 000042833313
DEBSZ 379292637
DEBSZ 445552670

 
    
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