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Lawson, Andrew B.; Lesaffre, Emmanuel - Bayesian Biostatistics - 9780470018231 - V9780470018231
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Bayesian Biostatistics

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Description for Bayesian Biostatistics Hardcover. * This book provides an authoritative account of Bayesian methodology, from its most basic elements to its practical implementations, with an emphasis on healthcare techniques. * Contains introductory explanations of Bayesian principles common to all areas. Series: Statistics in Practice. Num Pages: 534 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNS; PBT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 248 x 172 x 29. Weight in Grams: 926.
The growth of biostatistics has been phenomenal in recent years and has been marked by considerable technical innovation in both methodology and computational practicality. One area that has experienced significant growth is Bayesian methods. The growing use of Bayesian methodology has taken place partly due to an increasing number of practitioners valuing the Bayesian paradigm as matching that of scientific discovery. In addition, computational advances have allowed for more complex models to be fitted routinely to realistic data sets. Through examples, exercises and a combination of introductory and more advanced chapters, this book provides an invaluable understanding of the complex ... Read more

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
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Statistics in Practice
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Hoboken, United States
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About Lawson, Andrew B.; Lesaffre, Emmanuel
Emmanuel Lesaffre, Professor of Statistics, Biostatistical Centre, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Dr Lesaffre has worked on and studied various areas of biostatistics for 25 years. He has taught a variety of courses to students from many disciplines, from medicine and pharmacy, to statistics and engineering, teaching Bayesian statistics for the last 5 years. Having published over 200 papers ... Read more

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In conclusion, we consider the book by Lesaffre and Lawson a noteworthy contribution to the dissemination of Bayesian methods, and a good manual of reference for many common and some specialized applications in biomedical research. The great variety of examples and topics covered offers both advantages and disadvantages. Some parts might be too specialized for statistics students, but lecturers and ... Read more

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