Why Frequentists and Bayesians Need Each Other

Williamson, Jon (2013) Why Frequentists and Bayesians Need Each Other. Erkenntnis, 78 (2). pp. 293-318. ISSN 1572-8420 . (doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s10670-011-9317-8) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The orthodox view in statistics has it that frequentism and Bayesianism are diametrically opposed—two totally incompatible takes on the problem of statistical inference. This paper argues to the contrary that the two approaches are complementary and need to mesh if probabilistic reasoning is to be carried out correctly.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA273 Probabilities
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA276 Mathematical statistics
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Philosophy
Depositing User: Jon Williamson
Date Deposited: 20 May 2013 13:48 UTC
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2014 08:22 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/33929 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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