Solutions to some exercises from Bayesian Data Analysis,
third edition, by Gelman, Carlin, Stern, and Rubin
22 Aug 2014
These solutions are in progress. For more information on either the solutions or the book (published by CRC), check the website, http:/

Solutions to some exercises from Bayesian Data Analysis, rst edition
by Gelman, Carlin, Stern, and Rubin
3 Jan 2003
These solutions are in progress. For more information on either the solutions or the book (published by CRC), check the website http:/www.s

STAT 52900
AKA: Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
Guidelines for the Class Project
1. Due Date: May 5, 2015in time for your presentation in class .
2. State the problem you are trying to solve with your study and why Bayesian
methodology will be useful

STAT 52900Spring 2015
Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
Example: The scores on a certain standardized test range between 0 and 100. Developers of the
test want to estimate the average score of students within the state, based on sample of size 10.
The D

Additional HW problems
1. Suppose we are given the following 11 observations from a normal distribution:
148, 154, 158, 160, 161, 162, 166, 170, 182, 195, 236
and we are told that the standard deviation 0 = 25. Find a 95% HDR for the
posterior distributio

STAT 52900-FALL 2015
Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
Homework 3
1) Read the Chapters 3-4 in the GCSR
2) Do problems 3.1 and 4.2 and 4.3 from GCSR (after doing problem 3 below)
3) Review Example 3.7 starting on page 88 of GCSR and the R-code attached b

STAT 52900Spring 2015
Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
Homework 2
1) Read the Chapter 2-3 in the GCSR
2) Do problems 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.8, 2.12, 2.21, 2.22 from GCSR
(a) Consider a Poisson model as we discussed the Binomial model in class. That is,
suppo

STAT 52900-FALL 2015
Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
Homework 1
1. Read Chapters 1 and do Problem 1, 4, 6 and 7 in the text.
2. Refer to section 1.4 in GCSR. The question of interest is whether or not the woman
is a carrier of the hemophilia gene.
a)