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Paul Damien, Petros Dellaportas, Nicholas G. Polson, and David A. Stephens

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199695607

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.001.0001

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Exchangeability and its ramifications

Exchangeability and its ramifications

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(p.19) 2 Exchangeability and its ramifications
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Bayesian Theory and Applications
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A. Philip Dawid

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0002

Bruno de Finetti's concept of exchangeability and its associated mathematics form one of the cornerstones of subjectivist Bayesian inference, providing Bayesians with a good reason to take seriously the frequentist's model of independent observations from a common but unknown distribution. There are many ways of understanding and generalizing de Finetti's theorem. This chapter presents a brief survey of some of these generalizations and their applications.

Keywords:   exchangeability, Bruno de Finetti, Bayesian inference, Bayesian statistics

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