José-Miguel Bernardo (born in Valencia, Spain) is a Spanish mathematician and statistician. A noted Bayesian, he is currently a professor of Statistics at the University of Valencia.
He is a founding co-President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), 1992-1994. His areas of research interest are:
- The nature and scope of Bayesian Statistics
- The relationship between information theory and statistics
- The foundations and the derivation of nonsubjective, reference priors
- The foundations of decision theory
- Bayesian hypothesis testing and model criticism
- Point and region intrinsic estimation
- Probabilistic classification
- Applications of Bayesian Statistics and decision theory to medical problems (automatic diagnosis)
- Political analysis (election forecasting, sample surveys),
- Industrial problems (quality assurance).
- Bernardo, J. M. (1981). Bioestadística: Una Perspectiva Bayesiana. Barcelona: Vicens-Vives. pdf
- Bernardo, J. M. and Smith, A. F. M. (1994). Bayesian Theory. Chichester: Wiley.