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Ryan Richt
05/09/07 1:43pm

Thank you in advance for your time.

I was hoping that with the new symbolic treatment of Continuous Distributions in Mathematica 6, I could do things like multiply two conjugate distributions together (like a normal-normal, binomial-beta, or whatever that has a analytic update) and get out a new distribution object that represented the analytical bayesian update.

Even when that did not work, I hoped I could "Solve" that back out, but it appears one can not.

See the attached .nb for a very simple normal-normal update example.

Of course, my bayesian stats knowledge is limited so that might be the real problem ;-)

thank you!

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Bayesian Updates with Mathematica 6 Ryan Richt 05/09/07 1:43pm
Re: Bayesian Updates with Mathematica 6 Krishna 08/02/07 3:14pm
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