## Bayesian Statistical Inference for Psychological Research

*Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss*

### in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195322989
- eISBN:
- 9780199869206
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0012
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter introduces psychologists to the Bayesian outlook in statistics. Bayesian statistics is based on a definition of probability as a particular measure of the opinions of ideally consistent ... More

## Sensory Cue Integration

*Julia Trommershäuser, Konrad Kording, and Michael S. Landy (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780195387247
- eISBN:
- 9780199918379
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.001.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This book provides an introduction into both computational models and experimental paradigms that are concerned with sensory cue integration both within and between sensory modalities. Importantly, ... More

## Statistics and the Scientific Method in Ecology

*Brian Dennis*

### in The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Statistical, Philosophical, and Empirical Considerations

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- February 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780226789552
- eISBN:
- 9780226789583
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- University of Chicago Press
- DOI:
- 10.7208/chicago/9780226789583.003.0011
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology

The questioning of science and the scientific method continues within the science of ecology. The use of Bayesian statistical analysis has recently been advocated in ecology, supposedly to aid ... More

## Theoretical statistics and asymptotics

*Nancy Reid*

### in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566540
- eISBN:
- 9780191718038
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter sets out some ideas for incorporating into the teaching of theoretical statistics the advances made in the modern theory of parametric likelihood inference developed since the ... More

## Bayesian methods

*ZIHENG YANG*

### in Computational Molecular Evolution

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- April 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567028
- eISBN:
- 9780191728280
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567028.003.0005
- Subject:
- Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the theory and computation of Bayesian statistics and its applications to molecular evolution. It uses simple examples, such as distance estimation under ... More

## Computational Molecular Evolution

*Ziheng Yang*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- April 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567028
- eISBN:
- 9780191728280
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567028.001.0001
- Subject:
- Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The field of molecular evolution has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rapid accumulation of genetic sequence data, continuous improvements to computer hardware and software, ... More

## Probabilistic Modeling in Physics

*Claus Beisbart*

### in Probabilities in Physics

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199577439
- eISBN:
- 9780191730603
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577439.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How can probabilistic models from physics represent a target, and how can one understand the probabilities that figure in such models? The aim of this chapter is to answer these questions by ... More

## Introduction

*Paul Damien, Petros Dellaportas, Nicholas G. Polson, and David A. Stephens*

### in Bayesian Theory and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199695607
- eISBN:
- 9780191744167
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0034
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This introductory chapter begins by noting how the three key ideas in this volume — hierarchical models, Markov chain Monte Carlo, and sequential Monte Carlo — that have revolutionized Bayesian ... More

## Actuarial credibility theory and Bayesian statistics—the story of a special evolution

*Udi Makov*

### in Bayesian Theory and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199695607
- eISBN:
- 9780191744167
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0027
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Actuarial practitioners and researchers are more open to Bayesian thinking compared to their counterparts in the statistical world. This is evident in the context of credibility theory which adopted ... More

## Bayesian Statistics and Utility Functions in Sensorimotor Control

*Konrad P. Körding and Daniel M. Wolpert*

### in Bayesian Brain: Probabilistic Approaches to Neural Coding

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- August 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780262042383
- eISBN:
- 9780262294188
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262042383.003.0013
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter, which investigates how decision theory can be applied to the study of sensorimotor control, focuses on the concepts behind Bayesian decision making and their application to decisions in ... More