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Belief, probability and exchangeability

  • Peter D. Hoff
Chapter
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)

Abstract

We first discuss what properties a reasonable belief function should have, and show that probabilities have these properties. Then, we review the basic machinery of discrete and continuous random variables and probability distributions. Finally, we explore the link between independence and exchangeability.

Keywords

Conditional Independence Conditional Density Joint Density Discrete Case Belief Function 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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