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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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STAT 768 - Applied Bayesian Modeling and Prediction

Credits: 3

Bayes rule, principles of Bayesian inference, Bayesian perspective on statistical models, posterior distribution computations using simulations, Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) (including Gibbs sampling, Metropolis-Hastings algorithm, slice sampler, hybrid forms and alternative algorithms), convergence monitoring and diagnosis, hierarchical models, model checking and model selection, and applications in the sciences using computer software such as R and WinBUGS.

Prerequisites: (STAT 705 or STAT 713), and (STAT 510 or STAT 770).

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