Rethinking the Foundations of Statistics
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Rethinking the Foundations of Statistics by Joseph B. Kadane
Book DescriptionThis important collection of essays is a synthesis of foundational studies in Bayesian decision theory and statistics. An overarching topic of the collection is understanding how the norms for Bayesian decision making should apply in settings with more than one rational decision maker and then tracing out some of the consequences of this turn for Bayesian statistics. There are four principal themes to the collection: cooperative, non-sequential decisions; the representation and measurement of 'partially ordered' preferences; non-cooperative, sequential decisions; and pooling rules and Bayesian dynamics for sets of probabilities. The volume will be particularly valuable to philosophers concerned with decision theory, probability, and statistics, statisticians, mathematicians, and economists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521649759
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joseph B. Kadane
Rethinking the Foundations of Statistics, Hardback (August 1999)
A synthesis of foundational studies in Bayesian decision theory and statistics.
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This book crosses traditional intellectual disciplines to demonstrate the application and usefulness of statistical concepts and methods.
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