Approximate Bayesian methods
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This paper develops asymptotic expansions for the ratios of integrals that occur in Bayesian analysis: for example, the posterior mean. The first term omitted isO(n −2) and it is shown how the termO(n −1) can be of importance.
KeywordsAsymptotic Expansions Steepest Descent Bayesian Methods Posterior Moments One-Way Analysis of Variance
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