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Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis

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ISBN-10: 0387960988

ISBN-13: 9780387960982

Edition: 2nd 1985 (Revised)

Authors: James O. Berger

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"The outstanding strengths of the book are its topic coverage, references, exposition, examples and problem sets... This book is an excellent addition to any mathematical statistician's library." -Bulletin of the American Mathematical SocietyIn this new edition the author has added substantial material on Bayesian analysis, including lengthy new sections on such important topics as empirical and hierarchical Bayes analysis, Bayesian calculation, Bayesian communication, and group decision making. With these changes, the book can be used as a self-contained introduction to Bayesian analysis. In addition, much of the decision-theoretic portion of the text was updated, including new sections…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 3/25/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 618
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Basic concepts
Utility and loss
Prior information and subjective probability
Bayesian analysis
Minimax analysis
Preposterior and sequential analysis
Complete and essentially complete classes