Think Bayes: Bayesian Statistics in Python

By | December 2, 2019
Think Bayes: Bayesian Statistics in Python Author Allen B. Downey
ISBN-10 1449370780
ISBN-13 9781449370787
Year 2013-10-04
Pages 214
Language English
Publisher O’Reilly Media
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If you know how to program with Python and also know a little about probability youre ready to tackle Bayesian statistics With this book you ll learn how to solve statistical problems with Python code instead of mathematical notation and use discrete probability distributions instead of continuous mathematics Once you get the math out of the way the Bayesian fundamentals will become clearer and youll begin to apply these techniques to real world problems Bayesian statistical methods are becoming more common and more important but not many resources are available to help beginners Based on undergraduate classes taught by author Allen Downey this books computational approach helps you get a solid start Use your existing programming skills to learn and understand Bayesian statisticsWork with problems involving estimation prediction decision analysis evidence and hypothesis testingGet started with simple examples using coins M Ms Dungeons Dragons dice paintball and hockeyLearn computational methods for solving real world problems such as interpreting SAT scores simulating kidney tumors and modeling the human microbiome

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