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May 2014 Discussion of “On the Birnbaum Argument for the Strong Likelihood Principle”
Michael Evans
Statist. Sci. 29(2): 242-246 (May 2014). DOI: 10.1214/14-STS471

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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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Michael Evans. "Discussion of “On the Birnbaum Argument for the Strong Likelihood Principle”." Statist. Sci. 29 (2) 242 - 246, May 2014. https://doi.org/10.1214/14-STS471

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Published: May 2014
First available in Project Euclid: 18 August 2014

zbMATH: 1332.62020
MathSciNet: MR3264536
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/14-STS471

Keywords: conditionality , likelihood , Statistical evidence , sufficiency

Rights: Copyright © 2014 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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