Bayesian Population Analysis using WinBUGS by Marc Kery
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Bayesian statistics has exploded into biology and its sub-disciplines, such as ecology, over the past decade. The free software program WinBUGS, and its open-source sister OpenBugs, is currently the only flexible and general-purpose program available with which the average ecologist can conduct standard and non-standard Bayesian statistics.



Comprehensive and richly commented examples illustrate a wide range of models that are most relevant to the research of a modern population ecologistAll WinBUGS/OpenBUGS analyses are completely integrated in software RIncludes complete documentation of all R and WinBUGS code required to conduct analyses and shows all the necessary steps from having the data in a text file out of Excel to interpreting and processing the output from WinBUGS in R
 

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Published October 11, 2011 by Academic Press. 554 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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