Statistical Science

Comment: How Should Indirect Evidence Be Used?

Robert E. Kass

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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.

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

First available in Project Euclid: 19 November 2010

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Bayesian decision theory prior information statistical pragmatism statistical science


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

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