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Introduction to Bayesian Computation

  • Jim Albert
Chapter

In the previous two chapters, two types of strategies were used in the summarization of posterior distributions. If the sampling density has a familiar functional form, such as a member of an exponential family, and a conjugate prior is chosen for the parameter, then the posterior distribution often is expressible in terms of familiar probability distributions.

Keywords

Posterior Distribution Posterior Density Bayesian Computation Posterior Mode Rejection Sampling 
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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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