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Activity Number: 409
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 : 2:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Sponsor: Section on Bayesian Statistical Science
Abstract #318074 View Presentation
Title: Objective Bayes, Confidence Distributions, and Fiducial Inference
Author(s): BRAD EFRON*
Companies: Stanford University
Keywords: Statistical Inference ; Foundation

There is a felt need in modern statistical applications for Bayesian analyses that do not require subject-matter prior experience. The three topics of the title all attempt to answer this need. I will review the ideas involved and try to pinpoint their strengths and weaknesses.

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