28 Nov. Seminar and Current U-Phil


Seminar 1: 28 November, 2012

Mayo: “On Birnbaum’s argument for the Likelihood Principle: A 50-year old error and its influence on statistical foundations”
PH500 Seminar, Room: Lak 2.06 (Lakatos building). 
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

BACKGROUND READING: PAPER

For summary in the form of slides, see here.

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FOR RELATED LINKS SEE THE BLOG POSTS:

http://errorstatistics.com/2012/11/07/seminars-at-the-london-school-of-economics-contemporary-problems-in-philosophy-of-statistics/

http://errorstatistics.com/2012/10/31/u-phil-blogging-the-likelihood-principle-new-summary/

OTHER  PAPERS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST:

Birnbaum, A. (1962), “On the Foundations of Statistical Inference“, Journal of the American Statistical Association 57 (298), 269-306.

Savage, L. J., Barnard, G., Cornfield, J., Bross, I, Box, G., Good, I., Lindley, D., Clunies-Ross, C., Pratt, J., Levene, H., Goldman, T., Dempster, A., Kempthorne, O, and Birnbaum, A. (1962). On the foundations of statistical inference: “Discussion (of Birnbaum 1962)”,  Journal of the American Statistical Association 57 (298), 307-326.

Birbaum, A (1970). Statistical Methods in Scientific Inference  (letter to the editor). Nature 225, 1033.

Cox D. R. and Mayo. D. (2010). “Objectivity and Conditionality in Frequentist Inference” in Error and Inference: Recent Exchanges on Experimental Reasoning, Reliability and the Objectivity and Rationality of Science (D Mayo & A. Spanos eds.), CUP 276-304.

Bernardo (unrelated): http://errorstatistics.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/bernardo-integrated-objective-bayesian-estimation-and-hypothesis-testing.pdf

 

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