Monthly Archives: February 2009

Bayesian Spatially Varying Regression Coefficients

Spatial smoothing techniques are often employed to estimate mean trends over some spatial and or time domain. An explosion of new estimation methods in the last 15 or so years have improved upon simple multiple regression and Kriging options often … Continue reading

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Small Sample Survey Sampling Confidence Intervals

A recent article in The International Jorunal of Biostatistics argues for confidence intervals for the mean derived from the use of Bernstein’s inequality. An excellent presentation compares and contrasts the proposed method with standard alternatives. In keeping with the spirit … Continue reading

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