Model Comparison

  • Joseph G. Ibrahim
  • Ming-Hui Chen
  • Debajyoti Sinha
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

Model comparison is a crucial part of any statistical analysis. Due to recent computational advances, sophisticated techniques for Bayesian model comparison in survival analysis are becoming increasingly popular. There has been a recent surge in the statistical literature on Bayesian methods for model comparison, including articles by George and McCulloch (1993), Madigan and Raftery (1994), Ibrahim and Laud (1994), Laud and Ibrahim (1995), Kass and Raftery (1995), Chib (1995), Chib and Greenberg (1998), Raftery, Madigan, and Volinsky (1995), George, McCulloch, and Tsay (1996), Raftery, Madigan, and Hoeting (1997), Gelfand and Ghosh (1998), Clyde (1999), and Chen, Ibrahim, and Yiannoutsos (1999). Articles focusing on Bayesian approaches to model comparison in the context of survival analysis include Madigan and Raftery (1994), Raftery, Madigan, and Volinsky (1995), Sinha, Chen, and Ghosh (1999), Ibrahim, Chen, and Sinha (2001b), Ibrahim and Chen (1998), Ibrahim, Chen, and MacEachern (1999), Sahu, Dey, Aslanidou, and Sinha (1997), Aslanidou, Dey, and Sinha (1998), Chen, Harrington, and Ibrahim (1999), and Ibrahim, Chen, and Sinha (2001a).

Keywords

Posterior Probability Markov Chain Monte Carlo Bayesian Information Criterion Bayesian Model Average Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sample 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph G. Ibrahim
    • 1
  • Ming-Hui Chen
    • 2
  • Debajyoti Sinha
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BiostatisticsHarvard School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical SciencesWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biometry and EpidemiologyMedical Universtiy of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA

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