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Fundamentals of Bayesian Data Analysis in R

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Bayesian data analysis is an approach to statistical modeling and machine learning that is becoming more and more popular. It provides a uniform framework to build problem specific models that can be used for both statistical inference and for prediction. This course will introduce you to Bayesian data analysis: What it is, how it works, and why it is a useful tool to have in your data science toolbox.
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    What is Bayesian Data Analysis?


    This chapter will introduce you to Bayesian data analysis and give you a feel for how it works.

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    A first taste of Bayes
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    Unknowns and ice creams
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    Let's try some Bayesian data analysis
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    Coin flips with prop_model
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    Zombie drugs with prop_model
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    Samples and posterior summaries
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    Looking at samples from prop_model
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    Summarizing the zombie drug experiment
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    You've done some Bayesian data analysis!
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