A discussion on Bayesian analysis : Selecting Noninformative Priors

Following an earlier post on the American Statistician 2013 paper by Seaman III and co-authors, Hidden dangers of specifying noninformative priors, my PhD student Kaniav Kamary wrote a paper re-analysing the examples processed by those authors and concluding to the stability of the posterior distributions of the parameters and to the effect of the noninformative prior being essentially negligible. (This is the very first paper quoting verbatim from the ‘Og!) Kaniav logically submitted the paper to the American Statistician.

One Response to “A discussion on Bayesian analysis : Selecting Noninformative Priors”

  1. Unfortunately, this notion of quoting from the ‘Og did not get well with the editors of TAS, who considered the paper not original enough and containing too much foreign material. In retrospect, I should have co-signed…

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