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Doing Bayesian Data Analysis, 2nd Edition by John Kruschke

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Chapter 2

Introduction

Credibility, Models, and Parameters

I just want someone who I can believe in,

Someone at home who will not leave me grievin'.

Show me a sign that you'll always be true,

and I'll be your model of faith and virtue.1

The goal of this chapter is to introduce the conceptual framework of Bayesian data analysis. Bayesian data analysis has two foundational ideas. The first idea is that Bayesian inference ...

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