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A Student’s Guide to Bayesian Statistics

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Kindle Edition, 522 pages
Published April 20th 2018 by SAGE Publications Ltd
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Tiny Van
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent book for those who want to dive in the amazing world of Bayesian statistics. In my view, every scientist (and therefore every student) should actually want to learn this, the Bayesian approach is very close to philosophy of science in the sense that one is forced to think hard about a certain problem: what is known already, what do data tell us, and how can we thus update our knowledge. This is formalized in the Bayesian approach following Bayes' theorem. Ben Lambert has mad ...more
Veronica
May 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: stats-related
this is what I am currently reading in parallel to "statistical rethinking" which got better ratings so I had high hope for that one but turns out this one is of much more help to me. Like the title suggested, this is a book intended for students, not experts already familiar with the topic, so I don't really think it's fair for some readers to rate it low just because they find it too easy... If you are a beginner, new to Bayesian stats, like me, then this is definitely a highly recommended one ...more
Lara Thompson
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was ok
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No specific reader in mind. Way to basic in many ways; fails to tackle harder topics clearly. Mistakes that shouldn't be there.
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Very lucid writing style and a joy to read. I especially enjoyed the little pieces of historical context.
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