# Welcome to a Little Book of R for Bayesian Statistics!¶

By Avril Coghlan, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, U.K. Email: alc@sanger.ac.uk

This is a simple introduction to Bayesian statistics using the R statistics software.

There is a pdf version of this booklet available at: https://github.com/avrilcoghlan/LittleBookofRBayesianStatistics/raw/master/_build/latex/BayesianStats.pdf.

If you like this booklet, you may also like to check out my booklets on using R for biomedical statistics, http://a-little-book-of-r-for-biomedical-statistics.readthedocs.org/, using R for time series analysis, http://a-little-book-of-r-for-time-series.readthedocs.org/, and using R for multivariate analysis, http://little-book-of-r-for-multivariate-analysis.readthedocs.org/.

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## Acknowledgements¶

Thank you to Noel O’Boyle for helping in using Sphinx, http://sphinx.pocoo.org, to create this document, and github, https://github.com/, to store different versions of the document as I was writing it, and readthedocs, http://readthedocs.org/, to build and distribute this document.

## Contact¶

I will be very grateful if you will send me (Avril Coghlan) corrections or suggestions for improvements to my email address alc@sanger.ac.uk

## License¶

The content in this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.