Sunday, March 05, 2006

Re: st: Are you a Bayesians?

I use matlab. I think it would be hard to incorporate anything but mostly trivial cases for conjugate priors into a packaged program like stata. That's the problem with subjective beliefs, you can't generalize them.

Greg

Rafal Raciborski wrote: > i use mathematica for bayesian. > rafal > > Quoting "Benjamin M. Craig, Ph.D." <craig@pharmacy.arizona.edu>: > >> If you are a Bayesian using stata, please respond with raised voice. >> >> Most of my work is frequentist in nature, but I apply Bayesian >> techniques for some of my more onerous problems. As was mentioned in >> the fall, "Stata is not much of a vehicle for doing Bayesian things." >> Should this change? >> >> The paucity of interest in Bayesian techniques, or its appearance, >> may represent an area of development for stata. Bayesians, if you are >> out there, I personally would like to how you manage. Maybe stata and >> its users will develop greater tools if we can show that there is a >> market. >> >> Ben >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > > > ================ > Rafal Raciborski > Graduate student > Department of Political Science > Emory University > 301 Tarbutton Hall > 1555 Dickey Drive Atlanta, GA 30322 > 404-378-9826 (home) > rafal.raciborski@emory.edu > http://www.roofoos.net/ > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

* * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/


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