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The White House Problem Revisited: MCMC with the Metropolis–Hastings Algorithm

Therese M. Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey

in Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841296
eISBN:
9780191876820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841296.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The “White House Problem” of Chapter 10 is revisited in this chapter. Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) is used to build the posterior distribution of the unknown parameter p, the probability that a ... More


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