A workshop organised by the Business and Industrial Section
of the Royal Statistical Society

Practical Bayes using WinBUGS

Monday 22 October, RSS, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX


10.00 Introduction (Phil Woodward – BIS)

Parallel Session 1. (led by David Spiegelhalter)
- Beginners introduction to WinBUGS: examples

Parallel Session 2. (Nicky Best and Andrew Thomas)
- New features in Version 1.4.

11.30 Coffee*

12.00 Case Study 1 - Peter Blood (Novartis Horsham Research Centre):
Using WinBUGS for some PK models.Powerpoint presentation

12.30 Lunch*

13.30 Case Study 2 - Dr van Dongen (University of Antwerp)
A latent variable model to estimate the unobservable process of developmental stability
and its relationship with reproductive success.
Powerpoint presentation

14.00 Open forum discussion: "How do I do …?"
(facilitated by David Spiegelhalter, Nicky Best & Andrew Thomas)

15.00 Case Study 3 - Dr Millard (University of Durham)
Logistic regression and missing data: estimating age
of human remains from toothwear.
pdf file of presentation

15.30 Tea*

16.00 WinBUGS – future plans (David Spiegelhalter)

16.30 General feedback and close