schools.dist: Eight schools distribution object

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A distribution object for the eight-schools distribution


This object represents the distribution of “eight schools,” a ten-dimensional multilevel model from Gelman et al (2004). The first and second parameters are mean and log-variance hyperparameters, and the third through tenth are group-level means.

This object is intended as a demonstration to be passed to compare.samplers.


Gelman, A., Carlin, J. B., Stern, H. S., and Rubin, D. B. (2004). Bayesian Data Analysis, Second Edition. Chapman and Hall/CRC. pp. 138-145.

See Also

make.dist, compare.samplers

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