Statistical Science

Relatives of the Ewens Sampling Formula in Bayesian Nonparametrics

Stefano Favaro and Lancelot F. James

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Abstract

We commend Harry Crane on his review paper which serves to not only point out the ubiquity of the Ewens sampling formula (ESF) but also highlights some connections to more recent developments. As pointed out by Harry Crane, it is impossible to cover all aspects of the ESF and its relatives in the pages generously provided by this journal. Our task is to present additional commentary in regards to some, perhaps not so well-known, related developments in Bayesian noparametrics.

Article information

Source
Statist. Sci., Volume 31, Number 1 (2016), 30-33.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 10 February 2016

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1455115910

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/15-STS538

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3458589

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
06946208

Keywords
Age ordered ESF Bayesian nonparametrics posterior ESF spatial neutral to the right process species sampling problem

Citation

Favaro, Stefano; James, Lancelot F. Relatives of the Ewens Sampling Formula in Bayesian Nonparametrics. Statist. Sci. 31 (2016), no. 1, 30--33. doi:10.1214/15-STS538. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1455115910


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