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November, 1988 The Interface Between Statistics and Philosophy of Science
I. J. Good
Statist. Sci. 3(4): 386-397 (November, 1988). DOI: 10.1214/ss/1177012754

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Many points of contact between statistics and the philosophy of science are reviewed. Some of the topics mentioned are kinds of probability, weight of evidence (corroboration), tail probabilities ($p$-values), Bayes/non-Bayes compromises, "explicativity," induction and probabilistic causality.

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I. J. Good. "The Interface Between Statistics and Philosophy of Science." Statist. Sci. 3 (4) 386 - 397, November, 1988. https://doi.org/10.1214/ss/1177012754

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Published: November, 1988
First available in Project Euclid: 19 April 2007

zbMATH: 0955.62512
MathSciNet: MR996411
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/ss/1177012754

Rights: Copyright © 1988 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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