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Using R to Interface with WinBUGS

  • Jim Albert
Chapter

The BUGS project is focused on the development of software to facilitate Bayesian fitting of complex statistical models using Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms. In this chapter, we introduce the use of R in running WinBUGS, a stand-alone software program for the Windows operating system.

Keywords

Posterior Distribution Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithm Baseball Player Precision Matrix Voter Count 
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© Springer-Verlag New York 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Albert
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  1. 1.Bowling Green state UniversityBowling GreenUSA

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