Continue reading...Confessions of a moderate Bayesian, part 1
Bayesian statistics by and for non-statisticians
I am a statistics enthusiast, although I am not a statistician. My training is in biomedical engineering, and I have been heavily involved in research and development of novel medical imaging technologies for the bulk of my career. Due to my enjoyment of statistics and my professional research needs I was usually the author in charge of the statistical analysis of most of our papers.
In the course of that work I developed an interest in and an appreciation of Bayesian statistics, which I have used in the analysis of most of my more recent projects. I have published the Bayesian analysis of some of these studies, although more were done in addition to standard (published) frequentist analysis.
This article will be a quick and practical how-to on getting started doing...