By André I. Khuri
Designed to assist inspire the educational of complex calculus via demonstrating its relevance within the box of facts. gains exact insurance of optimization options and their functions in records. Introduces approximation concept. every one bankruptcy features a major volume of examples and routines in addition to extra examining lists.
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3 25 densi ty. Thus, for independent observations Y(, .. "~ n' the posterior distribution can be written n 11 pee I Y(, .. , Yn) oc p(O) P(Yi 18) . 20) ;=1 and, for sufficiently large 11, the 11 terms introduced by the likelihood will tend to overwhelm the single term contributed by the prior [see Savage, (1954)]. An illuminating iJlustration of the robustness of inference, under sensible modification of the prior, is provided by the study of Mosteller and Wallace (1964) on disputed authorship.
We see that A, relati ve ly speaking, did not learn much from the experiment, while B learned a great deal. The reason. of course, is that to A , the uncertainty in the measlJrement, as reflected by CI = 40, was larger than the uncertainty in his prior ((10 = 20) . On the other hand, the uncertainty in tbe measurement was considerably smaller tban that in 8's prior (CIo = 80). 2 For A, the prior ha s a stronger influence on the posteri or distribution than has the likelihood, while for B the likeliho od has a stronger influence than the prior.
A r ) , where the payoff or utility of a given action depends on a state of nature, say which is unknown. The decision maker's knowledge of is represented by a posterior distribution which combines prior knowledge of with the information provided by an experiment, and he is then sLipposed to choose that action which maximizes the expected payoff over the posterior distribution. An important application of such analysis is to bu siness decision problems, sLich as whether or not to introduce a new industrial product.
Advanced Calculus with Applications in Statistics by André I. Khuri