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Book review: Bayesian Networks: A Practical Guide to Applications, Oliver Pourret, Patrick Naïm and Bruce Marcot (Eds.), John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., (Date), 430 pages, ISBN 978-0-470-06030-8

Tobe, S.S.ORCID: 0000-0002-4854-6278 (2009) Book review: Bayesian Networks: A Practical Guide to Applications, Oliver Pourret, Patrick Naïm and Bruce Marcot (Eds.), John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., (Date), 430 pages, ISBN 978-0-470-06030-8. Science & Justice, 49 (2). pp. 150-151.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2009.01.013
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Abstract

Bayesian Networks: A Practical Guide to Applications is set out in 22 chapters including an introduction to Bayesian Networks and a concluding chapter. It covers a wide range of topics including medical diagnosis, economics, environmental issues and risk management (among others) demonstrating the wide applicability of the technique. The introduction provides a comprehensive description of the benefits, as well as the drawbacks, of probabilistic modelling. Bayesian Networks are introduced in detail and examples are given. A previous statistical background is needed to fully understand and appreciate the introduction as well as the rest of the text...

Item Type: Non-refereed Article
Publisher: Forensic Science Society
Copyright: © 2009 Forensic Science Society.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/45187
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