Open Conference Systems, 50th Scientific meeting of the Italian Statistical Society

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Spatially varying coefficient models for areal data
Massimo Ventrucci

Last modified: 2018-05-17


We discuss the use of penalized complexity priors for spatially varying coefficient models, introducing a natural base model choice that corresponds to a constant coefficient (no variation in space). We illustrate the use of these priors in a case study on air pollution and hospital admissions in Turin, Italy.


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