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How likelihood and identification went Bayesian

Aldrich, J. (2002) How likelihood and identification went Bayesian International Statistical Review, 70, (1), pp. 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.

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Published date: 2002


Local EPrints ID: 33384
ISSN: 0306-7734
PURE UUID: 908a4828-78da-436f-912a-1b72fbb933d8

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Date deposited: 19 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:53

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Author: J. Aldrich

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