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Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2001 Winter;17(1):98-113.

An elementary introduction to Bayesian computing using WinBUGS.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.


Bayesian statistics provides effective techniques for analyzing data and translating the results to inform decision making. This paper provides an elementary tutorial overview of the WinBUGS software for performing Bayesian statistical analysis. Background information on the computational methods used by the software is provided. Two examples drawn from the field of medical decision making are presented to illustrate the features and functionality of the software.

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