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Title:
Data analysis [electronic resource] : a Bayesian tutorial / D.S. Sivia with J. Skilling.
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Imprint:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Description:
1 online resource (xii, 246 pages) : illustrations.
ISBN:
9780191546709
0191546704
Subject(s):
Series:
Oxford science publications.
Summary:
Focusing on Bayesian methods and maximum entropy, this book shows how a few fundamental rules can be used to tackle a variety of problems in data analysis. Topics covered include reliability analysis, multivariate optimisation, least-squares and maximum likelihood, and more.
Bibliography, etc. note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-240) and index.
Contents
PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; 1. The basics; 2. Parameter estimation I; 3. Parameter estimation II; 4. Model selection; 5. Assigning probabilities; PART II: ADVANCED TOPICS; 6. Non-parametric estimation; 7. Experimental design; 8. Least-squares extensions; 9. Nested sampling; 10. Quantification; A. Gaussian integrals; B. Cox's derivation of probability.
Available in other form:
Print version: Sivia, D.S. Data analysis. 2nd ed.
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