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Bayesian Statistics: An Introduction
by Peter M. Lee
Bayesian Statistics is the school of thought that uses all information surrounding the likelihood of an event rather than just that collected experimentally. Among statisticians the Bayesian approach continues to gain adherents and this new edition of Peter Lee's well-established introduction maintains the clarity of exposition and use of examples for which this text is ...more
Published January 20th 2009 by Wiley
(first published August 31st 1989)
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I have had the second edition on my shelf for more than ten years. From time to time I pick it up and start reading. But every time there is a point where I just have to stop, because I cannot understand anything anymore. This point keeps creeping forwards, so I am not completely hopeless. Unfortunately, the world has gone forward, and the second edition is sort of outdated. More modern books would put MCMC methods more in the centre, not just as an after thought at the end of the book. So, I ...more