Bayesian approaches in ecological analysis and modeling

Citation

Reckhow, K. (2003). Bayesian approaches in ecological analysis and modeling. In C. D. Canham, J. J. Cole, & W. K. Lauenroth (Eds.), Models in Ecosystem Science Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Abstract

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.