Bayesian Statistics

Statistical models: interchangeability, partial interchangeability, sufficiency and invariance. Conjugated analysis, reference priorities and asymptotic theory. Credibility intervals and regions. Comparison of models: hypothesis tests, Bayes factors, discrepancy measures and predictive distributions.

Basic Information

45 hours
Mathematical Statistics


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  • Robert, C. (1995). The Bayesian Choice. Springer-Verlag.
  • Gamerman, D., & Lopes, H. F. (2006). Markov chain Monte Carlo: stochastic simulation for Bayesian inference. Chapman and Hall/CRC.


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  • Hoff, P. D. (2009). A first course in Bayesian statistical methods. Springer Science & Business Media.
  • Berger, J. O. (2013). Statistical decision theory and Bayesian analysis. Springer Science & Business Media.