Introduction to Bayesian Estimation

  • Eric A. Suess
  • Bruce E. Trumbo
Part of the Use R book series (USE R, volume 0)


The rest of this book deals with Bayesian estimation. This chapter uses examples to illustrate the fundamental concepts of Bayesian point and interval estimation. It also provides an introduction to Chapters 9 and 10, where more advanced examples require computationally intensive methods.


Posterior Distribution Prior Distribution Beta Distribution Bayesian Estimation Posterior Density 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Statistics and BiostatisticsCalifornia State University, East BayHaywardUSA

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