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Preliminary Capabilities for Bayesian Analysis in SAS-STAT Software

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Original Publication Date: 2006-Dec-31
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Document File: 168 page(s) / 1M

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Preliminary Capabilities for Bayesian Analysis in SAS/STATRSoftware

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2006. Preliminary Capabilities for Bayesian Analysis in SAS/STAT RSoftware. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Preliminary Capabilities for Bayesian Analysis in SAS/STAT RSoftware

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Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Bayesian Analysis Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Chapter 2. The BGENMOD Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Chapter 3. The BLIFEREG Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Chapter 4. The BPHREG Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113

Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161

Syntax Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163


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Chapter 1

Introduction to Bayesian Analysis

Procedures

Chapter Contents

OVERVIEW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

DETAILS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Prior Distributions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Bayesian Inference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....