How likelihood and identification went Bayesian


Aldrich, J. (2002) How likelihood and identification went Bayesian. International Statistical Review, 70, (1), 79-98. (doi:10.1111/j.1751-5823.2002.tb00350.x).

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This paper considers how the concepts of likelihood and identification became part of Bayesian theory. This makes a nice study in the development of concepts in statistical theory. Likelihood slipped in easily but there was a protracted debate about how identification should be treated. Initially there was no agreement on whether identification involved the prior, the likelihood or the posterior.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0306-7734 (print)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Economics
ePrint ID: 33384
Date Deposited: 19 May 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:20
Contact Email Address: john.aldrich@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/33384

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