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16.1 Estimating the Mean and Standard Deviation of a Normal Distribution 450
16.1.1 Solution by mathematical analysis 451
16.1.2 Approximation by MCMC in JAGS 455
16.2 Outliers and Robust Estimation: The t Distribution 458
16.2.1 Using the t distribution in JAGS 462
16.2.2 Using the t distribution in Stan 464
16.3 Two Groups 468
16.3.1 Analysis by NHST 470
16.4 Other Noise Distributions and Transforming Data 472
16.5 Exercises 473
It's normal to want to fit In with your friends,
Behave by their means and believe all their ends.
But I'll be high tailing it, fast and askew,
Precisely Cause I can't abide what you do.1
In this chapter, we consider a situation ...