Uninformative Prior

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Bias Of An Estimator - Bayesian View
... However a Bayesian calculation also includes the first term, the prior probability for θ, which takes account of everything the analyst may know or suspect about ... To the extent that Bayesian calculations include prior information, it is therefore essentially inevitable that their results will not be "unbiased" in sampling theory terms ... can differ from the sampling theory approach even if the Bayesian tries to adopt an "uninformative" prior ...

Famous quotes containing the word prior:

    And Venus to the Loves around
    Remarked how ill we all dissembled.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)