Accession Number : ADA115391

Title :   Updating Subjective Probability.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Diaconis,Persi ; Zabell,Sandy L

PDF Url : ADA115391

Report Date : 02 Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : This paper discusses some of the mathematical properties of Jeffrey's rule for revising a probability P to a new probability P*, connecting it with sufficient partitions, and maximum entropy updating of contingency tables. The main results concern simultaneous revision on two partitions.

Descriptors :   *Probability, Bayes theorem, Probability distribution functions

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE