Complex Data Modeling and Computationally Intensive Statistical Methods


ISBN: 978-88-470-1385-8 (Print) 978-88-470-1386-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    Space-time texture analysis in thermal infrared imaging for classification of Raynaud’s Phenomenon

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-26

    Mixed-effects modelling of Kevlar fibre failure times through Bayesian non-parametrics

  4. Chapter

    Pages 27-39

    Space filling and locally optimal designs for Gaussian Universal Kriging

  5. Chapter

    Pages 41-55

    Exploitation, integration and statistical analysis of the Public Health Database and STEMI Archive in the Lombardia region

  6. Chapter

    Pages 57-69

    Bootstrap algorithms for variance estimation in πPS sampling

  7. Chapter

    Pages 71-83

    Fast Bayesian functional data analysis of basal body temperature

  8. Chapter

    Pages 85-97

    A parametric Markov chain to model age- and state-dependent wear processes

  9. Chapter

    Pages 99-114

    Case studies in Bayesian computation using INLA

  10. Chapter

    Pages 115-122

    A graphical models approach for comparing gene sets

  11. Chapter

    Pages 123-136

    Predictive densities and prediction limits based on predictive likelihoods

  12. Chapter

    Pages 137-150

    Computer-intensive conditional inference

  13. Chapter

    Pages 151-164

    Monte Carlo simulation methods for reliability estimation and failure prognostics