How Bayesian inference works

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

You might remember Bayes mentioned a few times in your introduction to statistics course. Or maybe you hear it every now and then in the news, and maybe you’re not quite sure what people are talking about. Here’s an introduction video to Bayesian statistics by Brandon Rohrer.

There’s also a text version, if you prefer that over video. [via Revolutions]

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