Statistical Science

Comment: How Should Indirect Evidence Be Used?

Robert E. Kass

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Abstract

Indirect evidence is crucial for successful statistical practice. Sometimes, however, it is better used informally. Future efforts should be directed toward understanding better the connection between statistical methods and scientific problems.

Article information

Source
Statist. Sci., Volume 25, Number 2 (2010), 166-169.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 19 November 2010

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1290175838

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/10-STS308C

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2789986

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1328.62047

Keywords
Bayesian decision theory prior information statistical pragmatism statistical science

Citation

Kass, Robert E. Comment: How Should Indirect Evidence Be Used?. Statist. Sci. 25 (2010), no. 2, 166--169. doi:10.1214/10-STS308C. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1290175838


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