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Bayesian approaches to the building of archaeological chronologies

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Bayesian statistics provide a methodology for combining information from diverse sources, assuming that such information can be objectively quantified. Critically, the mathematical methods are also well suited to parameters that have non-normal probability distributions. In archaeological and related environmental contexts, there is usually a wide range of information that has bearing on chronology; this includes stratigraphic information, information on deposition processes and other constra...

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Published
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Accepted Manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford

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Publisher:
CRC Press Publisher's website
Pages:
272-292
Host title:
Mathematics and Archaeology
Publication date:
2015
URN:
uuid:108a4420-2991-4d47-becf-9af3580be16f
Source identifiers:
526191
Local pid:
pubs:526191
ISBN:
9781482226812

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