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notion of induced probability in statistical inference.

A. M. W. Verhagen

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Published
**1966** by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Melbourne .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Series | Division of Mathematical Statistics technical paper -- no.21 |

Contributions | Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. Division of Mathematical Statistics. |

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Open Library | OL14537461M |

He never framed probability as being fundamental. In his take on things, you should first define what you’re interested in (using latent variables where necessary), and then probability modeling is just a convenient tool for performing statistical inference. Yes, we use probability all that time, but probability is not fundamental. Probability theory, a branch of mathematics concerned with the analysis of random phenomena. The outcome of a random event cannot be determined before it occurs, but it may be any one of several possible outcomes. The actual outcome is considered to be determined by chance.. The word probability has several meanings in ordinary conversation. Two of these are particularly . Bayes' Theorem isn't book worthy, it's just a theorem of most any notion of conditional probability. Bayesianism is a particular notion of probability which stresses a certain kind of "knowledge updating" methodology. I personally recommend Andre. The emergence of probability: a philosophical study of early ideas about probability, induction and statistical inference. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN Paul Humphreys, ed. () Patrick Suppes: Scientific Philosopher, Synthese Library, Springer-Verlag. Vol. 1: Probability and Probabilistic Causality.

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