JAGS : A Program for Analysis of Bayesian Graphical Models Using Gibbs Sampling JAGS : Just Another Gibbs Sampler

by Martyn Plummer
Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Distributed Statistical Computing (DSC 2003) ()


JAGS is a program for Bayesian Graphical modelling which aims for compatibility with classic BUGS. The program could eventually be developed as an R package. This article explains the motivations for this program, briefly describes the architecture and then discusses some ideas for a vectorized form of the BUGS language. 1

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