Bayesian Statistics for the Social Sciences
Hardcovere-bookprint + e-book
November 10, 2023
ISBN 9781462553549Price: $69.00
Size: 7" x 10"
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New to this edition:
- Utilizes the R interface to Stan—faster and more stable than previously available Bayesian software—for most of the applications discussed.
- Coverage of Hamiltonian MC; Cromwell’s rule; Jeffreys' prior; the LKJ prior for correlation matrices; model evaluation and model comparison, with a critique of the Bayesian information criterion; variational Bayes as an alternative to Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) sampling; and other new topics.
- Chapters on Bayesian variable selection and sparsity, model uncertainty and model averaging, and Bayesian workflow for statistical modeling.