Statistical Science

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

Michael Evans

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Abstract

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.

Article information

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

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 18 August 2014

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1408368575

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/14-STS471

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3264536

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1332.62020

Keywords
Sufficiency conditionality likelihood statistical evidence

Citation

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. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1408368575


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See also

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