Bayesian Approach to Probability

  • Luca Lista
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 941)


The Bayesian approach to probability allows to quantitatively determine probability values corresponding to statements whose truth or falsity is not known with certainty.


  1. 1.
    Cowan, G.: Statistical Data Analysis. Clarendon Press, Oxford (1998)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    D’Agostini, G.: Telling the Truth with Statistics. CERN Academic Training, Geneva (2005)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Eadie, W., Drijard, D., James, F., Roos, M., Saudolet, B.: Statistical Methods in Experimental Physics. North Holland, Amsterdam (1971)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Kass, R., Raftery, E.: Bayes factors. J. Am. Stat. Assoc. 90, 773 (1995)CrossRefzbMATHMathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    D’Agostini, G.: Bayesian Reasoning in Data Analysis: A Critical Introduction. World Scientific, Hackensack (2003)CrossRefzbMATHGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Jeffreys, H.: An invariant form for the prior probability in estimation problems. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A Math. Phys. Sci. 186, 453–46l (1946)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Demortier, L., Jain, S., Prosper, H.B.: Reference priors for high energy physics. Phys. Rev. D82, 034002 (2010)ADSGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Lista
    • 1
  1. 1.INFN Sezione di NapoliNapoliItaly

Personalised recommendations