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You will still definitely learn frequentist theory in fact it always precedes the Bayesian discussions ; however, if you to build a solid base in Bayesian theory, this is a good start.

It’s already a mammoth book, so that might be asking too much, but the last several sections dealing with simulation techniques Markov chain Monte Carlo, Gibbs sampling, etc. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Book also has sections on Bayesian methods, which were very interesting. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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The revision of this well-respected text presents a balanced approach of the classical and Bayesian methods and now includes a new chapter on simulation including Markov chain Monte Carlo and the Bootstrapdegrooh coverage of residual analysis in linear models, and more examples using real data.

Sdhervish important Chapter 12 Simulation pp. We don’t recognize your username or password. Despite my frequent use of statistics and probability, I felt that I was missing a lot of the underlying theory necessary to implement more sophisticated techniques–especially Bayesian ones.


The revision of this well-respected text presents a balanced approach of the classical and Bayesian methods and now includes a chapter on simulation including Markov chain Monte Carlo and the Bootstrapcoverage of residual analysis in linear models, and many examples using real data. In fairness, HMC do incorporate Bayesian theory as well, but I felt that based on my limited skimming of their book it was more like separate sections added it to be comprehensive and not something that was truly integrated throughout the book.

Both classical and Bayesian statistical methods are developed in an integrated presentation which will be useful to students when applying the concepts to the real world.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I think that the book is well focused on its main topics, and very detailed in the theorems and demonstrations. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. These topics are treated in a completely elementary fashion, and can be omitted without loss of continuity if time is limited. See and discover other items: Customers who bought this item also bought. I would say that such book is for students with background in Statistics, it might be a bit difficult dense in some theorical topics but I think that it thlrd usual for the most part of Statistics book with depth and rigourousness in theory.

Great textbook for the intro to statistics with mathematical background. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This makes it difficult to read because you have to keep flipping back and forth to find the other pages while youre in the middle of reading a sentence. The History of Probability. Please try again later. Problems to the chapters vary from very easy to rather complex. Included as a special feature are sections on Markov chains, the Gambler’s Ruin problem, and utility and preferences among gambles.


All in all, I think the book is very complete and I endorse it. Statistics is a stafistics subject for any learning level, I think, but atleast DeGroot and Schervish make it accessible while not dumbing it down.

When I was working from it, there was also a pdf solution manual available with a quick google search. A new chapter on simulation has been added. Username Password Forgot your username or password? In addition to examples using current data, some elementary concepts of probability are illustrated by famous examples such as the birthday problem, the tennis tournament problem, the matching problem, and the collector’s problem.

My perspective is that of an investment professional who uses large sets of data to make investment decisions for my investment firm. The author has added special notes where it is useful to briefly summarize or make a connection to a point made elsewhere in the text.

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