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Bayesian Robustness

Proceedings of the Workshop on Bayesian Robustness, May 22-May 25, 1995, Rimini, Italy (Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies)

by James O. Berger

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Published by Institute of Mathematical Statistics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8420854M
    ISBN 100940600412
    ISBN 109780940600416

    JOSEPH B. KADANE is Leonard J. Savage Professor of Statistics and Social Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. He has published over one hundred papers on statistical theory and applications, edited the book Robustness of Bayesian Analysis, and coedited Statistics and the Law. "The outstanding strengths of the book are its topic coverage, references, exposition, examples and problem sets This book is an excellent addition to any mathematical statistician's library." -Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society In this new edition the author has added substantial material on Bayesian analysis, including lengthy new sections on such important topics as empirical /5(4). Robust Bayesian analysis aims at checking the impact of the inputs (the prior, the model and the loss) to a Bayesian analysis and stems from the difficulty of assessing such inputs in practice. This volume is the first comprehensive overview of the main topics in Bayesian robustness, which has emerged and matured as a fundamental area within.


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Sensitivity analysis. Robust Bayesian analysis, also called Bayesian sensitivity analysis, Bayesian Robustness book the robustness of answers from a Bayesian analysis to uncertainty about the precise details of the analysis.

An answer is robust if it does not depend sensitively on the assumptions and calculation inputs on which it. The robustness to the prior of Bayesian inference procedures based on a measure of statistical evidence is considered.

These inferences are shown to have optimal properties with respect to : Brunero Liseo. Fortini, S. and Ruggeri, F. On the use of the concentration function in Bayesian robustness. In Robust Bayesian Analysis (D. Ríos Insua and F. Ruggeri, eds.).

The book takes a look at the purposes and limitations of data analysis, likelihood, shape, and adaptive inference, statistical inference and measurement of entropy, and the robustness of a hierarchical model for multinomials and contingency tables.

"Lars Peter Hansen, Co-Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics" "Thomas J. Sargent, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics" "The book is self-contained and rigorous and may be interesting not only for macroeconomists who seek to improve the robustness of decision making process but also for control engineers interested in different applications of their professional abilities."Brand: Lars Peter Hansen.

Bayesian Robustness. An expanded treatment of robust regression and pseudo-values is also featured, and concepts, rather than mathematical completeness, are stressed in every discussion. Selected numerical algorithms for computing robust estimates and convergence proofs are Bayesian Robustness book throughout the book, along with quantitative robustness 5/5(3).

The method is applied to known problems of Bayesian robustness as well as to a new class of priors, which is defined by conditions on the marginal distributions of data. View Show abstractAuthor: Larry Wasserman. This volume contains the Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Bayesian Robustness held in Rimini, Italy, from MayWith fourteen invited papers (with Discussion) and seven contributed papers, all refereed, this volume spans a variety of topics including the latest theoretical developments, methodology and applications.

John Kruschke released a book in mid called Doing Bayesian Data Analysis: A Tutorial with R and BUGS. (A second edition was released in Nov Doing Bayesian Data Analysis, Second Edition: A Tutorial with R, JAGS, and Stan.)It is truly introductory.

If you want to walk from frequentist stats into Bayes though, especially with multilevel modelling, I recommend Gelman and Hill.

In this book, Hansen and Sargent greatly extend robust control theory to make it useful in the macro policy setting. This is a major contribution to macroeconomics."—Edward C. Prescott, Nobel Prize-winning economist "The pathbreaking work of Hansen and Sargent extends macroeconomic theory beyond the Bayesian paradigm.

Robust Bayesian analysis aims at overcoming the traditional objection to Bayesian analysis of its dependence on subjective inputs, mainly the prior and the loss. Its purpose is the determination of the impact of the inputs to a Bayesian analysis (the prior, the loss and the model) on its output when the inputs range in certain classes.

Sensitivity techniques, or robust Bayesian analysis, may guide this process. The need for sensitivity analysis is further emphasised by the fact that the assessment of beliefs and preferences is a difficult task, particularly in the case of several DMs and/or by:   Bayesian Robustness. algorithms for computing robust estimates and convergence proofs are provided throughout the book, along with quantitative robustness information for a variety of estimates.

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Selected numerical algorithms for computing robust estimates and convergence proofs are provided throughout the book, along with quantitative robustness.

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Most Bayesian statis-ticians think Bayesian statistics is the right way to do things, and non-Bayesian methods are best thought of as either approximations (sometimes very good ones!) or alternative methods that are only to be used when the Bayesian solution would be too hard to calculate.

The robustness of assumptions on the prior distribution is discussed. The chapter has a section on intrinsically Bayesian robust classification, which is equivalent to optimal Bayesian classification with a null dataset.

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It contains just enough theoretical and foundational material to be useful to all levels of users interested in Bayesian statistics, from neophytes to aficionados. MCMC simulation methods for summarizing Bayesian posterior distributions was the watershed event that launched MCMC methods into popularity in statistics.

Following relatively closely on the heels of this article, Gelman et al.’s () book, Bayesian Data Analysis, and Gilks et al.’s () book. 2 Qualitative Robustness for Bayesian Inference Hable and Christmann [25] have recently established qualitative robustness for support vector machines.

Consequently, it appears natural to inquire into the qualitative ro-bustness of Bayesian inference.

Hampel [27] introduced the notion of the qualitative. Bayesian inference is a method of statistical inference in which Bayes' theorem is used to update the probability for a hypothesis as more evidence or information becomes available.

Bayesian inference is an important technique in statistics, and especially in mathematical an updating is particularly important in the dynamic analysis of a sequence of data. INTRODUCTION TO BAYESIAN INFERENCE 8 Frequentist or Bayesian Let’s consider why both models might have criticism.

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For more details about Karamata’s theory and, in particular, regular variation, see Bingham et al (). A Bayesian analysis is said to be robust to the choice of prior if the inference is insensitive to different priors that match the user’s beliefs.

Since there’s no discussion of priors in frequentist methods, Bayesian robustness cannot be matched and compared with frequentist’s robustness.

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