Short Course: Bayesian Analysis, Spatial Statistics and WinBUGS


Lecturers: Nicky Best and Juanjo Abellán, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College, London

June 19-22, 2006


Girona, Spain


This course is intended to provide an introduction to Bayesian analysis and MCMC methods, and a fairly detailed tutorial on the use of WinBUGS, with a focus on applications in spatial statistics.
The emphasis throughout will be on practical examples: software and code to carry out all the analyses will be provided.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops for the practicals.
Some basic knowledge of Bayesian inference will be an advantage, although it is not a prerequisite.


The course is a specialisation module on the Master of Geographical Analysis and Spatial Statistics programme at the University of Girona, but a limited number of places on the course are available to external participants.


Please see  for further details and registration form (do not contact me directly – any queries should be addressed to Prof Marc Saez: [log in to unmask])







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