Articles by Angelika Stefan

Two meanings of priors, part I: The plausibility of models

January 16, 2017 | Angelika Stefan

by Angelika Stefan & Felix Schönbrodt When reading about Bayesian statistics, you regularly come across terms like “objective priors“, “prior odds”, “prior distribution”, and “normal prior”. However, it may not be intuitively clear that the meaning of “prior” differs in these terms. In fact, there are two meanings of “prior” ... [Read more...]

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