[R] Support for Bayesian statistics in R

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Sun Aug 10 23:40:07 CEST 2003

"Kevin S. Van Horn" <kvanhorn at ksvanhorn.com> writes:

> I'm just starting to learn to use R, and although I'm seeing lots of
> functions aimed at doing orthodox statistical analyses, I don't see
> the same for Bayesian analyses.  What support does R have for Bayesian
> statistics?

Bayesian = Orthodox, depending on your religion.

CODA, MCMCpack, etc.

I've heard a nice claim from someone who I generally trust on bayesian
statistics that R will run as fast as BUGS, but you've got to program
it.  But most of the tools that you would need are there.


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