This is just a quick note on using OpenBUGS in R. This is particularly handy if you need to run a series of models on a data set, or if you need to manipulate the output of Bayesian analyses in…

This is just a quick note on using OpenBUGS in R. This is particularly handy if you need to run a series of models on a data set, or if you need to manipulate the output of Bayesian analyses in…

Posted in Tips, tricks and notes Tagged with: Bayesian, BRugs, Linux, mixed treatment comparisons, network meta-analysis, OpenBUGS, R, statistics

Meta-analysis is the statistical aggregation of data from a number of studies in order to answer a question. As an example, when considering the efficacy of a treatment, one may pool the results of multiple trials comparing the treatment to…

Posted in Glossary Tagged with: indirect treatment comparisons, meta-analysis, mixed treatment comparisons, network meta-analysis, statistics

Meta-analysis is the statistical aggregation and analysis of data from multiple studies. When the studies included are properly selected and the data are aggregated appropriately, it uses more of the available information than a single study and so should be…

R is a commonly used piece of statistical software. It’s free, it’s flexible, and it has a huge user community. When you first experience success in using it, you will be amazed by what can be done with a piece…

Posted in Tips, tricks and notes Tagged with: geographic information systems (GIS), graphing, mixed treatment comparisons, network meta-analysis, R, statistics

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