Statistics 220 - Books

General Bayes

  • Gelman A, Carlin JB, Stern HS, and Rubin DB (2004). Bayesian Data Analysis, 2nd Edition. CRC Press. Book web site from Gelman's web site. (Course Text)

  • Berger JO (1985). Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis, 2nd edition. Springer-Verlag.

  • Lee PM (1989). Bayesian Statistics: An Introduction. Oxford.


  • Gray R (2003). Bio 248: Advanced Statistical Computing - Course Notes. These are the lecture notes for a course offerred by Robert Gray in the Harvard School of Public Health.

  • Gilks WR, Richardson S, and Spiegelhalter DJ (1996). Markov Chain Monte Carlo in Practice. CRC Press.

  • Lange K (1999). Numerical Analysis for Statisticians. Springer-Verlag, New York.

  • Liu J (2001). Monte Carlo Strategies in Scientific Computing. Springer-Verlag, New York.

  • Ripley BD (1987). Stochastic Simulation. Wiley. Errata (in postscript format) from Ripley's web site.

  • Robert CP and Casella G (1999). Monte Carlo Statistical Methods. Springer-Verlag.

  • Tanner M (1996). Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions, 3rd Edition. Springer-Verlag, New York.

  • Thisted RA (1988). Elements of Statistical Computing: Numerical Computation. CRC Press. Errata from Thisted's home page.

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