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March, 1983 Coherent and Continuous Inference
David A. Lane, William D. Sudderth
Ann. Statist. 11(1): 114-120 (March, 1983). DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176346062


If the sampling model is a continuous function of the parameter and if either the parameter space or the observation space is compact, then a coherent inference which is a continuous function of the observation must be the posterior of a proper, countably additive prior.


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David A. Lane. William D. Sudderth. "Coherent and Continuous Inference." Ann. Statist. 11 (1) 114 - 120, March, 1983.


Published: March, 1983
First available in Project Euclid: 12 April 2007

zbMATH: 0555.62008
MathSciNet: MR684869
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aos/1176346062

Primary: 62A15
Secondary: 60A05

Keywords: Coherence , continuous inference , finitely additive distributions , proper priors

Rights: Copyright © 1983 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.11 • No. 1 • March, 1983
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