By Lyle D. Broemeling
Using WinBUGS to enforce Bayesian inferences of estimation and checking out hypotheses, Bayesian equipment for Measures of Agreement provides valuable equipment for the layout and research of contract reviews. It makes a speciality of contract one of the a variety of gamers within the diagnostic process.
The writer employs a Bayesian method of supply statistical inferences in accordance with a number of types of intra- and interrater contract. He provides many examples that illustrate the Bayesian mode of reasoning and explains components of a Bayesian program, together with earlier info, experimental info, the possibility functionality, posterior distribution, and predictive distribution. The appendices give you the priceless theoretical origin to appreciate Bayesian equipment in addition to introduce the basics of programming and executing the WinBUGS software.
Taking a Bayesian method of inference, this hands-on booklet explores a number of measures of contract, together with the Kappa coefficient, the G coefficient, and intraclass correlation. With examples all through and end-of-chapter routines, it discusses the way to effectively layout and learn an contract study.
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Bayesian Methods for Measures of Agreement (Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series) by Lyle D. Broemeling