Bayesian analysis provides a normative framework for use of uncertain information in decision making and inference. From a practical perspective, Bayes Theorem has a logical appeal in that it characterizes a process of knowledge updating that is based on pooling precision-weighted information.
Bayesian approaches in ecological analysis and modeling
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