Skip to main content
Menu
Student Resources
Help
Access Codes
Create an account
Login
Access
*
*
New User?
Request new password
Create a new account
×
×
×
A Student’s Guide to Bayesian Statistics
by
Ben Lambert
Toggle nav
Student Resources
How to best use this book
The subjective worlds of Frequentist and Bayesian statistics
Author videos
Answers to Problem Sets
Probability - the nuts and bolts of Bayesian inference
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Likelihoods
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Priors
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
The devil is in the denominator
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
The posterior - the goal of Bayesian inference
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
An introduction to distributions for the mathematically uninclined
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Conjugate priors
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Evaluation of model fit and hypothesis testing
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Making Bayesian analysis objective?
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Leaving conjugates behind: Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Random Walk Metropolis
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Gibbs sampling
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Hamiltonian Monte Carlo
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Stan
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Hierarchical models
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Linear regression models
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Generalised linear models and other animals
Author videos
Answers to problem sets
Author videos
Click on the caption to watch the video
The difficulty with real life Bayesian inference: high multidimensional integrals (and sums)
Video of The difficulty with real life Bayesian inference: high multidimensional integrals (and sums)
The problem with discrete approximation to integrals or probability densities
Video of The problem with discrete approximation to integrals or probability densities
How to do integration by sampling
Video of How to do integration by sampling
Doing independent sampling by rejection sampling
S
Video of An introduction to rejection sampling
Doing independent sampling by inverse transform sampling
Video of An introduction to inverse transform sampling
Why we typically use dependent sampling to sample from the posterior
Video of Why we typically use dependent sampling to sample from the posterior
Effective sample size: representing the cost of dependent sampling
Video of Effective sample size: representing the cost of dependent sampling