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Discussion of “On the Birnbaum Argument for the Strong Likelihood Principle”

Michael Evans

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We discuss Birnbaum’s result, its relevance to statistical reasoning, Mayo’s objections and the result in [Electron. J. Statist. 7 (2013) 2645–2655] that the proof of this result doesn’t establish what is commonly believed.

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Statist. Sci., Volume 29, Number 2 (2014), 242-246.

First available in Project Euclid: 18 August 2014

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Sufficiency conditionality likelihood statistical evidence


Evans, Michael. Discussion of “On the Birnbaum Argument for the Strong Likelihood Principle”. Statist. Sci. 29 (2014), no. 2, 242--246. doi:10.1214/14-STS471.

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See also

  • Main article: On the Birnbaum Argument for the Strong Likelihood Principle.