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Published: 01 June 2006

264 Pages | 68 line drawings + 1 halftone


ISBN: 9780198568322

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Data Analysis

A Bayesian Tutorial

Second Edition

Devinderjit Sivia and John Skilling

  • An easy to read tutorial introduction to data anlaysis.
  • Concise, being one of the slimmest books in the field!
  • Self-contained - assumes little or no previous statistical training.
  • Good illustrative examples where the basic concepts are explained with a series of examples that become progressively more advanced, but that are always kept as simple as possible to aid understanding.
  • A contribution from John Skilling, an expert in numerical techniques. He introduces the simple but powerful new 'nested sampling' technique for Bayesian computaton.

New to this Edition:

  • Completely updated graduate text.
  • Three new chapters, two of which are from new co-author, John Skilling.