Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Hostname: page-component-77c89778f8-sh8wx Total loading time: 0 Render date: 2024-07-17T15:26:14.431Z Has data issue: false hasContentIssue false

3 - Heuristic Bayesian Reasoning

from Part II - Operationalizing Bayesian Reasoning in Qualitative Research

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 July 2022

Tasha Fairfield
Affiliation:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Andrew E. Charman
Affiliation:
University of California, Berkeley
Get access

Summary

This chapter explicates how to apply heuristic Bayesian reasoning in qualitative case study research. Steps include defining a set of mutually exclusive hypotheses to compare, assessing prior odds, identifying evidence, evaluating likelihood ratios for the evidence, and updating via Bayes’ rule to obtain posterior odds for the hypotheses.

Type
Chapter
Information
Social Inquiry and Bayesian Inference
Rethinking Qualitative Research
, pp. 73 - 123
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

Save book to Kindle

To save this book to your Kindle, first ensure coreplatform@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about saving to your Kindle.

Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Available formats
×

Save book to Dropbox

To save content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about saving content to Dropbox.

Available formats
×

Save book to Google Drive

To save content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about saving content to Google Drive.

Available formats
×