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Tools for Statistical Inference Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions

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ISBN-10: 0387946888

ISBN-13: 9780387946887

Edition: 3rd 1996

Authors: Martin A. Tanner

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Description:

This book provides a unified introduction to a variety of computational algorithms for likelihood and Bayesian inference. The third edition expands the discussion of many of the techniques discussed, includes additional examples, and adds exercise sets at the end of each chapter.
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Book details

List price: $129.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 9/18/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.27" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Normal Approximations to Likelihoods and to Posteriors
Nonnormal Approximations to Likelihoods and Posteriors
The EM Algorithm
The Data Augmentation Algorithm
Markov Chain Monte Carlo: The Gibbs Sampler and the Metropolis Algorithm
References
Subject Index