Simulation of spatial models

  • Carlo GaetanEmail author
  • Xavier Guyon
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


Being able to simulate probability distributions and random variables is useful whenever we lack an analytic solution to a problem, be it combinatorial (number of ways to put 32 dominoes on an 8 × 8 grid), a search for maxima (Bayesian image reconstruction, cf. §2.2.2) or calculating integrals.


Markov Chain Monte Carlo Markov Chain Spatial Model Gibbs Sampling Monte Carlo Markov Chain Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di StatisticaUniversità Ca’ Foscari VeneziaVenezialtaly
  2. 2.SAMOS Université Paris IParisFrance

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