Re-reading Jeffreys’ Theory of Probability

Our paper with Nicolas Chopin and Judith Rousseau, Harold Jeffreys’s Theory of Probability Revisited, has now appeared in Statistical Science, 2009, Vol. 24, No. 2, 141-172, along with six discussions and our reply. It is very nice that the paper appeared in the 2009 volume of Statistical Science, as it made it as a 70th anniversary celebration for this important book. (In a similar spirit, I will start a reading class in March at CREST on Keynes’ A Treatise On Probability. With the hope that this can lead to another reassessment.)

11 Responses to “Re-reading Jeffreys’ Theory of Probability”

  1. [...] vision is best represented by Jeffreys’ distributions, where the information matrix of the sampling model, , is turned into a prior [...]

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