Bayesian Spatial Data Analysis

This fifth and final module of the Spatial Regression Modeling workshop concerns Bayesian Spatial Data Analysis. There are two readings that will help you prepare for and better understand this module and a lecture about the topic.


  • Besag, J., J. York, and A. Mollié. 1991. Bayesian Image Restoration with Two Applications in Spatial Statistics. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics 43(1): 120. [In the beginning…]
  • Package R2WinBUGS: Running WinBUGS and OpenBUGS from R / S-PLUS. Version 2.118. March 22, 2011. [Useful acces to R functionality in a Bayesian framework]


This presentation was given by Dr. Paul Voss on June 24, 2011.We have broken the lecture into three parts, which can be accessed by the page links below. Each lecture is presented through video recordings, audio recordings, lecture slides and notes on the lectures.