Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Bayesian Statistics

Bayesian statistics has taken firm root with the advent of computing power that has made it practical; most spam filters are based on Bayesian methods.  But Thomas Bayes, during his lifetime, was known primarily in his community as a "dissenting minister," whose mathematical interests came second.'s Bayesian sequence are:

1. Introduction to Bayesian Statistics (
2. Introduction to Bayesian Computing and Techniques (
3. Bayesian Regression Modeling via MCMC (
4. Bayesian Environmental Statistics (

To check course contents please visit course description page.

Dr. William Bolstad, the author of "Introduction to Bayesian Statistics," teaches the first course, and Dr. Peter Congdon, author of "Bayesian Statistical Modeling," "Applied Bayesian Modeling," and "Bayesian Models for Categorical Data," teaches the next two and Dr. Paul Black and Dr. Mark Fitzgrald teaches last course.

You will be able to ask questions and exchange comments with the instructors via a private discussion board throughout the course.   The courses take place online at in a series of 4 weekly lessons and assignments, and require about 15 hours/week.  Participate at your own convenience; there are no set times when you must be online. You have the flexibility to work a bit every day, if that is your preference, or concentrate your work in just a couple of days.

For Indian participants accepts registration for its courses at special prices in Indian Rupees through its partner, the Center for eLearning and Training (C-eLT), Pune.

For India Registration and pricing, please visit us at

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