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A Comparative Study of Bayesian Methods for the Analysis of Binomial Proportion Data in Agricultural Research


Shagufta Yasmeen, Athar Ali Khan
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Agricultural research incorporates data which are in the form of discrete counts or proportions based on counts. This kind of data are usually non-normally distributed that can cause issues with parameter estimation and prediction if the usual general linear model framework is applied as they do not satisfy the assumptions of linear models. Here we studied the performance of generalized linear model within Bayesian framework with some asymptotic analytic tools and simulation techniques to the analysis of proportion data with different link functions. The results obtained through the exact as well as asymptotic inference have been compared through open source software such as R and JAGS.

Shagufta Yasmeen, Athar Ali Khan

Bayesian inference, independence Metropolis, JAGS, Metropolis within Gibbs, R, sampling importance resampling.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October - 2017
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2017-10-31 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
257-268 IJSRSET173641   Technoscience Academy

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Shagufta Yasmeen, Athar Ali Khan, "A Comparative Study of Bayesian Methods for the Analysis of Binomial Proportion Data in Agricultural Research", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.257-268, September-October-2017.
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