Questions about BUGS language for defining Bayesian models that can be run by the WinBUGS software package. It is advised to supplement your question with a reproducible BUGS example (


WinBUGS is a software program for Bayesian analysis of complex statistical models using Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. WinBUGS implements the BUGS language for defining Bayesian models. WinBUGS was created by Dave Lunn, Andrew Thomas, Nicky Best, and David Spiegelhalter in 1996. In 2007 the last stable version (1.4.3) was released. Thereafter development focused on the OpenBUGS project.

Official WinBUGS Documentation

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